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Assessing Flood Damage to Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison Severe flooding over the weekend has many low-lying soybean fields underwater. As the water dissipates yield potential and replant questions will arise. Flooding can be divided into either water-logging, … Continue reading

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Soybean Response to Nitrogen Application Across the U.S.

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist U.S. soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] production has increased by 60% from 1996 to 2016 due to a 30% increase in area planted to soybean, and due to better genetics and improved … Continue reading

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Understanding Nutrient Requirements and Utilization for High Yielding Soybeans

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Soybean genetics and production practices have changed significantly in the past half-century. This has resulted in consistent yield increases of 0.42 bushels per acre per year in addition to physiological changes that … Continue reading

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Are Your Beans “Feelin the Burn”?

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Weed management has been a significant challenge for many farmers and retailers in 2018. The challenges range from short planting … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Lost in the Weeds: Additional Factors to Consider when Selecting Xtend Soybean Varieties

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist; Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Selecting the most appropriate soybean varieties each year is critical for farming operations to remain profitable. Although your top factor … Continue reading

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The Soybean Flowering- Summer Solstice Fallacy

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Every agronomist has been ingrained with the Nowledge that soybean is considered a “short-day” plant and will not flower until after June 21st a.k.a. the summer solstice. This belief has held true for decades; however, … Continue reading

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Variable Germination and Emergence in Soybean: Which Seeds Are Still Viable?

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Many of us, including myself, have planted under less than ideal soil conditions this spring.  Often the ground was worked a little on the wet side leading to clods and variable seeding … Continue reading

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Making Winter Wheat Profitable Event

On July 9th, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM in the Arlington Research Station, stop by our event to learn management strategies, such as variety selection, managing stands, and mar-keting your crop, so you can put wheat back into your rotation and … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Seeding Rate But Not Your Maturity Group For Late May Planted Soybean

Authors: S.P.Conley, J.M Gaska, S. Mourtiznis, D. Mueller, A. Varenhorst With only 10 days left in May and roughly 50% of the Midwestern soybean crop planted (WI:33%, IA:58%, SD:24%) what if any production changes should growers consider modifying? Do Not … Continue reading

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Soybean Emergence and Germination Issues

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist A new YouTube video is up about common issues growers may have concerning soybean emergence and germination, discussed by Wisconsin State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley. In a spring … Continue reading

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