2020 Processing Crops Conference presentations available online
With many thanks to the presenters and those that joined our recent virtual Processing Crops Conference, recordings of the presentations are now available online. The presentations this year include pest management, production and variety development …January 11, 2021
Get it Together: Holistic potato production research to protect groundwater quality
Next growing season we’ll be embarking in an exciting new research area looking at holistic, innovative potato production systems that are profitable AND protect groundwater quality. Learn more about what we’re going to give “the …November 9, 2020
2019 Midwest Food Products Association Processing Crops Conference presentations
The 2019 Processing Crops Conference presentations are now available for viewing, with many thanks to the speakers for a great program: Midwestern climate change and food processing – Notaro Nitrogen updates for snap beans – …December 16, 2019
Pressures on pesticides: current threats and a new way forward
The pressure on pesticides and their use has likely never been greater. It’s time to think outside the box and put the “I” back in “Integrated Pest Management”. Check out this recent presentation to learn …December 2, 2019
State of the state in potato weed management: current threats and future opportunities
Jed Colquhoun, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Every once in a while it’s worth stepping back and taking a big picture look at where we’re at and what’s coming for Wisconsin potato production, and when it …October 30, 2019
Outreach publications that guide day-to-day decision making:
Weed Management in Organic Vegetable Production
A presentation library from conferences and meetings:
Using Big Data to Optimize Cranberry Production-CCCGA-2018
Carrot weed management without linuron-International Carrot Conference 2018
Recent peer-reviewed journal and popular press articles:
Lemke, M., J. Colquhoun, D. Heider and R. Rittmeyer. 2018. Alternative vine management programs for fresh market potato. Weed Technol. (accepted, in press).
Colquhoun, J., R. Rittmeyer and D. Heider. 2017. Tolerance and suppression of weeds varies among carrot varieties. Weed Technol. 31:897-902.
Devetter, L. W., E. Beaver, J. Colquhoun, J. Zalapa and R. Harbut. 2017. Comparison of non-structural carbohydrates across cranberry cultivars. J. European Horticultural Society 81:321-326.
West, J., M. Ruark, A. Bussan, J. Colquhoun and E. Silva. 2016. Organic nutrient and weed management in organic sweet corn on loamy sand soil. Agronomy J. 108:1-12.
Bietila, E., E. Silva, A. Pfeiffer an J. Colquhoun. 2016. Fall-Sown Cover Crops as Mulches for Weed Suppression in Organic Small-Scale Diversified Vegetable Production. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 1-9.
DeVetter, L., J. Colquhoun, J. Zalapa and R. Harbut. 2015. Yield estimation in commercial cranberry systems using physiological, environmental and genetic variables. Scientia Horticulturae 190: 83-93.
Pfeiffer, A., E. Silva and J. Colquhoun. 2015. Living mulch cover crops for weed control in small-scale applications. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. DOI:10.1017/S1742170515000253, Published online: 2 September 2015.
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