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Natto Soybean Production in Wisconsin

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from soybean fermented with a particular bacteria spp. Natto-type soybeans are usually less than 5.8 mm (no. 14.5 screen) in diameter and have a clear … Continue reading

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Assessing the influence of row spacing on soybean yield using experimental and producer survey data

In a bean pod… We developed an approach to evaluate the influence of row spacing on U.S. soybean yield using both producer and experimental data. Experimental data showed a consistent yield advantage of narrow versus wide row spacing. However, data … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, John M. Gaska, and Damon L. Smith Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology University of Wisconsin, Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Oats & Barley Performance Tests

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin oat 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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Crappy Prices Followed by Crappy Harvest Weather…These Beans Better Not Sprout Too!

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist To view this post on its original blog, click here. The weather outlook does not look promising for any soybeans getting harvested over the next few weeks. This reality has many growers … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin Soybean Association (WSA) Soybean Yield Contest is organized to encourage the development of new and innovative management practices that highlight the importance of using sounds cultural practices in Wisconsin soybean … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; John Gaska, Outreach Specialist; Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2018 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (DO … Continue reading

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Drought Stricken Soybeans..Should I Leave Them or Take Them for Forage?

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison To read this article from its original blog, click here. Late soybean plantings followed by dry conditions have some northern WI growers considering chopping their soybean as a forage. … Continue reading

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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison; Grover Shannon, Emeritus Professor, University of Missouri, Division of Plant Sciences To view this post on the original website, click here. Severe flooding over the weekend has many low-lying soybean … Continue reading

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Harvest timing of winter wheat to maximize yield and minimize elevator discounts

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager A research trial was initiated in the fall of 2017 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI to assess the impact of delayed … Continue reading

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