Category Archives: Crops

Harvest Considerations for a Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Infected Wheat Fields

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Subsection taken from Smith and Conley 2014. Fusarium Head Blight and Other WinterWheat Diseases in Wisconsin, 2014 A survey of the Wisconsin Winter Wheat Variety Trials indicates that some fields will be at risk … Continue reading

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Bloomin Beans, Glyphosate, and Wheel Track Damage

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The WI soybean crop ranges anywhere from just planted (JP) to beginning flower (R1). As we enter the soybean reproductive growth phase there are a few things to keep in mind. The first … Continue reading

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Wisconsin 2014 Pest Management Field Day

Bryan Jensen, University of Wisconsin IPM Program Pest Management Field Day June 26, 2014, 8:30 am Arlington Agricultural Research Station. Our field day features several topics presented by University of Wisconsin faculty, staff and students. Pre-registration is NOT required and the … Continue reading

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Potential for Nitrogen Loss Following Heavy Rainfalls

Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Extension Specialist Some areas in the state have experienced heavy rainfall that has resulted in water standing in fields. If you are concerned about potential N loss following heavy rainfall please read: http://www.npketc.info/?p=180 WCM article … Continue reading

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Soybean Yellowing at V2 growth

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley, the WI Soybean and small grains Extension specialist, visits a wheat field to answer this question.  For more information from Dr. Conley, visit www.coolbean.info Integrated Pest Management (IPM), University of … Continue reading

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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean Fact Sheet

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison Grover Shannon, University of Missouri, Division of Plant Sciences Severe flooding has many low-lying soybean fields underwater. As the water dissipates yield potential and replant questions will arise. Flooding … Continue reading

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Timely Video: Anthesis (Flowering) in Wheat

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Anthesis (flowering) in wheat; how to identify this important growth stage. Dr. Shawn Conley, the Wisconsin soybean and small grains Extension specialist, visits a wheat field to demonstrate the process. For more information … Continue reading

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Flooding Effects on Corn

Joe Lauer, UWEX Corn agronomist Originally written February 1, 2006 | Last updated June 02, 2014 Recent rains have caused flooding and ponding in many cornfields. Growers are concerned about corn growth and development and any yield effects that might … Continue reading

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Delayed Planting: Top Three Considerations for Switching Corn Acres to Soybean

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist A tremendous number of corn and soybean acres have been planted over the past 10 days; however C, NC, and NE WI continue to get hammered for the second year in a row … Continue reading

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Recent Cold Temperatures will have Little Impact on WI Winter Wheat Crop

With cold temperatures predicted over the next few days (May 15-17) there are some questions regarding the potential impact on this year’s winter wheat crop. Based on the predicted temperatures reported, widespread significant crop injury is unlikely. The winter wheat crop … Continue reading

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