Category Archives: Crops

Wisconsin Industrial Hemp Production FAQ Guide

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Wisconsin growers will be able to grow and process industrial hemp under 2017 Wisconsin Act 100, a law recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. The law directs the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fruit News- February 2, 2018

Janet van Zoeren and Christelle Guédot, UW-Extension https://go.wisc.edu/0338ow   The Guedot Lab has summarized some of our research findings from the summer of 2017, as well as looking ahead toward 2018. In this issue of the newsletter you can read … Continue reading

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Corn Cost of Production Estimates for 2018

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist A new blog post is available on the Wisconsin Corn Agronomy website. “It is difficult to predict the economics of corn production next year. In the last blog we discussed … Continue reading

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Economic Forecast for Corn Production Next Season

Dr. Joe Lauer, UW-Madison Agronomy and UWEX state corn specialist As the holiday season starts to wind down, plans more and more firm for the 2018 production season. There is still quite a bit of time before planters start rolling … Continue reading

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Industrial Hemp in Wisconsin: The First Steps!

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The University of Wisconsin Madison and UW Extension has been inundated with questions related to industrial hemp production since the passing of the 2017 Wisconsin Act 100. The below information was authored … Continue reading

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Strip-Till Soybean Production

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Does Strip Tillage or Fertilizer Placement Influence the Soybean Row Spacing Yield Response? The objective of this study is to quantify the effect of strip tillage and fertilizer placement on soybean stand … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Corn Hybrid Performance Trials

Kent Kohn, Thierno Diallo, and 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 of this program is … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Oats and Barley Performance Tests

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin oats and barley performance trials are conducted each year to serve Wisconsin growers. Trials include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and Midwestern states, and lines from private companies. The … Continue reading

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RR2Y® versus Xtend® Soybean Cultivar Performance in 2017

Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2017 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials are posted and I wanted to give a brief update on the relative performance of RR2Y® versus Xtend® (RR2X) soybean platforms from this growing season. So … Continue reading

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Soybean Yield Gaps Through Data Collection

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Dear Wisconsin Crop Producers: I am embarking on a Region‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Wisconsin’s production systems. This project is funded by the … Continue reading

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