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Row Spacing and Seeding Rate and Effects on Weed Management

Shawn P. Conley, Ph.D., Soybean & Wheat Extension Specialist Pigweeds are among the most abundant and troublesome weed species across the Midwest and Midsouth because of their prolific seed production capacity and their ability to rapidly evolve herbicide resistance. This … Continue reading

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Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Attached please find a YouTube video that addresses Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues. Loss of cotyledons from last night’s hail events across the Midwest would cause similar yield loss as that … Continue reading

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Soybean Replant Decisions

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist I had sent this posting out ~two weeks ago but our first planted soybeans are just starting to crack so I thought a friendly reminder of these articles would be timely to … Continue reading

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Soybean Growth Stages

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As soybean begin to crack and we move into post emergent labels and restrictions due to crop growth stage here is a pictorial on Understanding Soybean Growth and Development: How to Properly … Continue reading

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Considering Replanting Soybeans?

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Even though very few soybean acres have been planted in WI there will be many agronomists across the Midwest assessing soybean stands after this deluge subsides. Below please find two resources that … Continue reading

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Soybean Management Strategies to Facilitate Timely Winter Wheat Establishment in 2017

Dr. Adam Gaspar and Dr. Shawn P. Conley Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to late grain harvests, disease concerns (FHB or scab) and poor wheat prices, however anyone that lives and works … Continue reading

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Variable Rate Seeding Prescription Maps for Soybean

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Looks like many of us will be sitting around for the next 7 to 10 days twiddling our thumbs watching it rain. If you get bored and look to try writing a … Continue reading

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Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations Moving into a Potentially Early Spring 2017

Dr. Adam Gaspar and Dr. Shawn P. Conley Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015).  Earlier planting dates are able to increase light interception in two ways, … Continue reading

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Risk and Profitability of Lowering Your Soybean Seeding Rates in 2017

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led to a surge in the number of acres planted with seed treatments (Esker and Conley, 2012). Furthermore, the … Continue reading

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Stripe Rust Found to be Present and Already Active in Wisconsin Winter Wheat

Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison On … Continue reading

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