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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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Soybean Flowering Fallacy

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison In a bean pod… There is an old rule-of-thumb that soybean does not flower until after the summer solstice — the longest day of the year occurring on … Continue reading

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Hybrid Winter Rye Forage Trial Results – 2018

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison A research trial was established in the fall of 2017 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI to help determine the value of hybrid winter rye as … Continue reading

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Soybean Meal Value Variation: A Case Study in U.S. Swine

Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] is the most important oilseed crop in the U.S., grown mainly as a protein and oil source for animal and human consumption. Upon … Continue reading

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Growing Winter Wheat Profitably Event

UW-Extension will host a ‘Growing Winter Wheat Profitably’ at the Public Events Building of the Arlington Research Station on July 9 from 10am until 2pm. Winter wheat acreage has decreased in recent years due to dockage at the elevator and … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight: What To Do As You Prepare For Wheat Harvest

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figure 1. FHB on some wheat heads. Note the bleached and reddened appearance of infected kernels.   Fusarium head … Continue reading

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