Category Archives: Crops

Crop Budget Analyzer

Ken Williams – UW-Extension-Waushara County The decline in grain prices makes it essential for producers to accurately project the potential profitability of the crops they will plant in 2016. Production costs currently are around $500 to $550 per acre for … Continue reading

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Pub: Frost seeding red clover in winter wheat

Grow your own nitrogen! If you plant winter wheat, you have an opportunity to “grow” your own nitrogen (N) to help manage input costs and accrue soil quality benefits. The age-old practice of green manuring, especially in conjunction with wheat, … Continue reading

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Cover cropping – Avoid clover competition

Cover cropping: Avoid clover competition when frost seeding medium red clover into winter wheat Kevin Shelley, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program One cover cropping practice used by winter wheat growers involves frost seeding medium red clover seed into the … Continue reading

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In-furrow Product Evaluation in Soybean in 2015

Shawn P. Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist John Gaska, Outreach Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison To evaluate the effectiveness and compatibility of various in-furrow products for soybean, field research trials were conducted at 2 locations in Wisconsin in … Continue reading

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Seminar offered on organic grain production and marketing

Organic grain is a fast-growing sector of today’s agricultural economy. Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about organic grain production and marketing? Do you want to benefit from organic grain prices but don’t know how to … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Grain – Silage – Specialty – Organic Every year, the University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences conduct a corn evaluation program, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association. The purpose of this program is … Continue reading

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November 2015 Corn and Soybean Market Outlook

Brenda Boetel – Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls 715-425-3176 Corn Corn has traded lower this last week in anticipation of the USDA WASDE report. The report was even more bearish than most analysts expected. USDA increased the … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, and John M. Gaska, Department of Agronomy The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective is to give producers the information to select varieties that will … Continue reading

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Recap of Corn Agronomy blog during October

Joe Lauer, Wisconsin Corn Agronomist Here are the most recent corn articles. Temporary Corn Grain Storage Tips  October 23: Due to high yields in some areas of Wisconsin, farmers are searching for temporary grain storage options this year. Picking sites that … Continue reading

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Video update: Interseeding of cover crops into V5 corn

Interseeding cover crops into corn in Wisconsin: Can it work? Matt Ruark, Associate Professor, Dept. of Soil Science, Dan Smith, Graduate Student, Dept. of Agronomy The short answer is yes. Recent research at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station has demonstrated that … Continue reading

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