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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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Starter Fertilizer for Winter Wheat – Two Year Results

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Research trials were initiated in the fall of 2016 and 2017 at four locations (Arlington, Sharon, Chitlon and Fond du Lac) to assess the impact of starter fertilizer on early season growth, … Continue reading

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Response of Four Oat Varieties to a Plant Growth Regulator and Foliar Fungicide Combination-2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist In an Oat Shock: • Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield in Badger, Esker and Shelby 427 oat varieties • Trivapro fungicide plus Palisade PGR reduced lodging in all four varieties tested • … Continue reading

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Intensive Winter Wheat Management – 2018

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist, Adam Roth, Program Manager, and Spyridon Mourtzinis, Post-doctoral researcher, Agronomy. Damon Smith, Field Crops Plant Pathologist and Brian Mueller, Asst. Researcher, Plant Pathology A research trial was … Continue reading

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2018 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties … Continue reading

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