Category Archives: Crops

The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool

The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool Shawn Conley, Vince David, Carrie Laboski, Paul Mitchell, Paul Esker, Jed Colquhoun, AJ Bussan, Jeff Wyman and Deana Knuteson Soybean production is a critically important component of US agriculture both domestically and … Continue reading

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WSMB Offers Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2012

WSMB Offers Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2012 Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to many … Continue reading

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Crop Management Info Courtesy of the Soybean Checkoff

Access a Wealth of Crop Management Info Courtesy of the Soybean Checkoff Paul Esker, Professor; Escuela de Agronomía; Universidad de Costa Rica NOTE: THIS OFFER IS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE! As part of its tech transfer efforts, the United Soybean Board … Continue reading

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Patience When Thinking about Planting Corn this Year

Patience When Thinking about Planting Corn this Year Joe Lauer, Corn Agronomist The weather this year has many farmers and agronomists wondering, “What if?” What if I had planted in March? What if I plant before crop insurance kicks in … Continue reading

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Interseeding Red Clover with no Frost and Advancing Wheat Growth Stage

Interseeding Red Clover with no Frost and Advancing Wheat Growth Stage Jim Stute, Rock County UW-Extension, Shawn Conley, Soybean and Small Grains Extension Specialist, Kevin Shelley, NPM Program The unusually warm weather of the past few weeks prevented traditional conditions … Continue reading

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Crop Insurance Implications of Planting Crops Early

Crop Insurance Implications of Planting Crops Early Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison With the continuing record-breaking temperatures and sunshine warming soils this year, some farmers may be thinking of planting their crops earlier than usual.  Climatologists and … Continue reading

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Is My Winter Wheat at Risk?

Is My Winter Wheat at Risk? Shawn Conley, Soybean Extension Specialist Warm weather coupled with lack of snow cover have prompted many questions regarding the relative winterhardiness of Wisconsin’s winter wheat crop. Though daytime temperatures have risen into the 40’s … Continue reading

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University of Wisconsin Crop Variety and Hybrid Trial Results

University of Wisconsin Crop Variety and Hybrid Trial Results Joe Lauer 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 … Continue reading

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University of Wisconsin Crop Variety and Hybrid Trial Results

University of Wisconsin Crop Variety and Hybrid Trial Results Joe Lauer 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 … Continue reading

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Harvesting alfalfa after frost

Harvesting alfalfa after frost Dan Undersander, Forage Agronomist, University of Wisconsin Regarding questions about frost on alfalfa the following pieces of information should be kept in mind: Has the alfalfa has really frozen? – this requires 4 or more hours … Continue reading

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