Category Archives: Crops

Accounting for Every Drop of Irrigation Water Podcast

John Panuska, UW-Extension Natural Resources Specialist With the climate conditions we’ve had recently it seems that we’ve had floods or we’ve had droughts, and so water management is obviously a very critical issue for farmers trying to get a good … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Entering the 2013 Wisconsin Soybean Association Yield Contest

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The deadline to enter the 2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest is 8/1/13.  For more information please see the contest brochure or review contest rules and entry form or to read more follow the … Continue reading

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Record When a Field Tassels to Predict Corn Silage Harvest Date

Joe Lauer, UW Extension Corn Agronomist The 2013 growing season was one of the most extended planting seasons since record-keeping began in 1979. Numerous rainfall events delayed spring field work resulting in planting dates that often range from April to June on … Continue reading

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Late Summer Planting Legumes to Produce Nitrogen Credits for Next Year

Dan Undersander, Department of Agronomy,  Carrie Laboski, Department of Soil Science The high price of nitrogen fertilizer has increased interest in planting a legume crop after wheat or canning crop harvest as a green manure to provide some nitrogen credits for … Continue reading

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Bloomin Beans, Glyphosate, and Wheel Track Damage

Shawn Conley, WI Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Wisconsin 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… Read more … Continue reading

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NSSI: How Soy Sustainability Can Help You Meet Your Customers’ Demands and Expand Your Markets

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Executive Summary (4 min 44 sec) Full Presentation (15 min 30 sec)   for PC and Android for Apple devices for PC and Android for Apple devices   Subscribe to PMN Summary: This … Continue reading

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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean

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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Soybean Yellowing at V2 Growth Video

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley visits a wheat field to answer this question. For more information from Dr. Conley, visit http://www.coolbean.info Integrated Pest Management (IPM), University of Wisconsin. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjlyNa_XGwU&list=PL44D622149CDDD748&index=23[/youtube]

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Chilton Wheat and FHB (Scab) Prediction Map

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Just a quick update on what is happening in the WI wheat world today. The Soybean and Small Grain Research Crew was at Chilton today after digging soybean roots at Arlington this morning. … Continue reading

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Prevented Planting Options for Insured Wisconsin Farmers

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison Assumptions: You bought corn and soybean crop insurance with a yield history of 160 bu/ac for the corn and 40 bu/ac for the soybeans. With 75% Revenue Protection on both crops, your … Continue reading

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