Wisconsin always has a risk of spring frosts, which can injure or kill flowers or immature fruit. This factsheet outlines critical temperatures and describes ways to protect against late season frosts.
Herbicide damage is any adverse, undesired effect on a plant that is caused by exposure of that plant to a pesticide designed for weed control. Learn symptoms and more in this factsheet.
Degree Days incorporate temperature and time to quantify the rate of plant and insect development. This useful tool helps predict events such as flowering, harvest, and pest outbreaks.
Phenology is a branch of science that studies the life cycles of plants and animals with seasonal changes and weather. Learn more in this factsheet.
Floating row cover is a great addition to any vegetable garden, as it can be used for several different purposes and is easy to use. Learn more about these specially designed fabrics in this article.
For fruit to develop, proper pollination must occur. This publication describes which crops require pollen from a different cultivar to set fruit, and which can set fruit on their own.
Want a bumper crop of berries this year? Learn to determine your soil amendments and fertilizer needs for raspberries, blueberries, grapes,currants and gooseberries in this publication.
Proper soil pH allows plants to efficiently take up nutrients. Learn how to reduce high soil pH in this factsheet.
This publication describes plant damage caused by deer, and illustrates numerous methods for protecting plants from deer.
Bird’s nest fungi are not harmful to plants, but grow on decomposing organic matter, such as on mulch in planting beds with damp, shady conditions. Learn more in this factsheet.
Micro irrigation has numerous advantages in greenhouses, orchards, vineyards, fields, lawns, and gardens. Learn about components of micro irrigation systems and benefits and drawbacks these systems provide.