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Timely Video: Anthesis (Flowering) in Wheat

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Anthesis (flowering) in wheat; how to identify this important growth stage. Dr. Shawn Conley, the Wisconsin soybean and small grains Extension specialist, visits a wheat field to demonstrate the process. For more information … Continue reading

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Delayed Planting: Top Three Considerations for Switching Corn Acres to Soybean

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist A tremendous number of corn and soybean acres have been planted over the past 10 days; however C, NC, and NE WI continue to get hammered for the second year in a row … Continue reading

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Recent Cold Temperatures will have Little Impact on WI Winter Wheat Crop

With cold temperatures predicted over the next few days (May 15-17) there are some questions regarding the potential impact on this year’s winter wheat crop. Based on the predicted temperatures reported, widespread significant crop injury is unlikely. The winter wheat crop … Continue reading

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Considerations for Switching Soybean Maturity Groups for Delayed Plantings

Shawn P. Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist; John Gaska, Outreach Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison Delayed corn planting coupled with frequent rainfall events and poor planting conditions have postponed soybean planting across many parts of WI. Since we … Continue reading

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Timely video: Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Common issues growers may have concerning soybean emergence and germination are discussed by Wisconsin State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley. In a spring field, Shawn gives tips on seeding depth, … Continue reading

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UW Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2014

Registration is open for UW-Madison Integrated Pest Management Program’s two Crop Diagnostic Training Center workshops for 2014. The Diagnostic Troubleshooting Workshop will be held July 15, 2014. The Crop & Pest Management Workshop will be held August 5, 2014. FAST … Continue reading

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Economic Risk and Profitability of Soybean Seed Treatments at Reduced Seeding Rates

Adam P Gaspar, Shawn P Conley and John Gaska, Department of Agronomy and Paul Mitchell, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Introduction Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led to … Continue reading

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Top 5 Recommendations for Soybean Establishment and Yield

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Summary: 1. Planting date matters for northern soybean growers. 2. Use a fungicide and insecticide seed treatment. 3. Plant your soybean seed 1″ deep. 4. In short….if rotating with corn no tillage is … Continue reading

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New Pub: Oat yield and quality in Wisconsin

Agronomic management and fungicide effects on oat yield and quality in Wisconsin Spyridon Mourtzinis, Shawn P. Conley, and John M. Gaska Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Oat cultivation in Wisconsin has declined considerably in the last eight decades; nevertheless, … Continue reading

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2014 WI Soybean Yield Contest is Announced

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board launches the 5th annual Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest. The objective of this program is to encourage the development of new, innovative management practices and show the importance of … Continue reading

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