Badger Crop Connect topics for August webinars announced

Dan Marzu,
Mike Ballweg,

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.

Topics and speakers for the Aug. 12, 2020 and Aug. 26, 2020 sessions are:

  • 12: Joe Lauer, UW-Madison professor and Extension Corn Specialist will discuss harvesting high quality corn silage and tips on pricing; and Brian Luck, UW-Madison assistant professor and Extension Biological Systems Engineering Specialist will discuss the SilageSnap app – evaluating the effectiveness of kernel processing.
  • 26: Kevin Shelly, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Specialist will discuss cover crops after corn silage for spring forage: economics and the environment; and Dan Smith, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Specialist will discuss cover crop considerations after corn and soybean grain crops.

This webinar series, hosted by Extension Crops and Soils educators, is held every other Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:15 pm 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,