New webinar series offers crop update throughout growing season

UW Extension

Agronomists, crop consultants and farmers can get timely crop updates from University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension experts by joining bi-weekly Badger Crop Connect webinars beginning May 20.

UW Extension

Topics and speakers for the first webinar are early season weed control considerations for corn and soybeans, and GDD and emergence – assessing and evaluating corn stands. Extension weed specialist Rodrigo Werle and Joe Lauer, Extension corn specialist will present 15-20 minutes on each topic with time for questions.

Each webinar will also feature a county agent/educator with a brief update on local agronomic conditions.

This new webinar series, hosted by Extension Crops and Soils educators, will be held every other Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:15 pm beginning May 20 through September. CCA credits are available for each webinar. There is no fee for these webinars, but registration is required. Please register at

For more information contact Mike Ballweg, Extension Sheboygan County crops and soils agent, or Dan Marzu, Extension Lincoln and Langlade Counties agriculture educator,