Badger Crop Connect Fall 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension’s Badger Crop Connect, is finishing up the 2021 growing season with several webinars in September and October. The purpose of this series is to provide agronomists, crop consultants and farmers timely crop updates for Wisconsin during the growing season.

Below are upcoming September webinars:

  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021  Carrie Laboski, UW-Madison Professor and Extension Soil Specialist, will present on managing nitrogen credits from manure and nitrification inhibitors; Jamie Patton, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program, will present on low disturbance manure applications to cover crops.
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021 –  Shawn Connelly, UW-Madison Professor and Extension Soybean and Small Grain Specialist, will present on setting up winter wheat for success; Randy Jackson, Professor, UW-Madison Agronomy Department will present on if there are cropping systems that build soil carbon.

The October 13th and 27th webinars will focus on seed trait selection and grain marketing respectively. The webinars will be offered at 12:30 PM. Badger Crop Connect is hosted by Extension Crops and Soils educators. There are CCA credits available for each webinar. There is no fee for these webinars, but registration is required.

For more information please visit the Badger Crop Connect webpage at


Kimberly Schmidt, Extension Shawano County Agriculture Educator



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