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A Tank Full of Sugar Helps the Profits Go Down

Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist While in attendance at the 2015 Commodity Classic I was a bit dismayed at the number of featured speakers expounding upon the incredible in-season benefits of applying sugar to field crops. … Continue reading

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Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues

Shawn Conley Please click to view a YouTube video on Soybean Emergence and Germination Common Issues. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBWVCr4aAoI[/youtube]

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Recent Cold Temps Have Little Impact on Soybean or Winter Wheat Crop

Coauthored by Dr. Shawn P. Conley  and Dr. Jim Specht Last nights cold temperature has led to an influx of questions regarding the potential impact on either the wheat crop or emerged soybean seedlings. In short there is nothing to … Continue reading

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Think twice before replanting soybeans – research results

Adam P. Gaspar, Shawn P. Conley, & John M. Gaska Deptartment of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Read the full report here >>> http://www.coolbean.info/library/documents/SoybeanReplant_2014_FINAL.pdf The first step in deciding if replanting is required is to determine the initial plant stand. This study … Continue reading

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What data layers are important for variable rate soybean seeding prescriptions?

Ethan Smidt, John Gaska and Shawn Conley, Department of Agronomy ; Jun Zhu, Department of Statistics and Department of Entomology; University of Wisconsin-Madison Introduction Growers are collecting many forms of spatial data for their fields, including yield, elevation and soils … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Wisconsin growers are producing soybeans more efficiently than they were 30 years ago, and we want to recognize the efforts and achievements of Wisconsin’s top soybean producers. 2015 Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest Brochure … Continue reading

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Soybean Planting Date by Maturity Group Considerations for 2015

Article coauthored by Dr. Shawn P. Conley and Adam Gaspar Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase soybean seed yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015). In theory, earlier planting can potentially intercept greater … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between the Causal Agent of SDS and SCN in Wisconsin

David Marburger, Shawn Conley, John Gaska and Laurie Gerber, Department of Agronomy, UW-Madison; Ann MacGuidwin and Damon Smith, Department of Plant Pathology, UW-Madison Introduction Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) is an economically important disease of soybean in Wisconsin. It was first … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Continues Free Nematode Testing Program for 2015

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Four out of every five animals on earth today is a nematode so it is not surprising that agricultural fields are home to many nematode species. Fortunately, most nematodes are beneficial to crop … Continue reading

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Soybean Management Strategies to Facilitate Timely Winter Wheat Establishment

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to high corn and soybean prices and late grain harvests. As farmers get ready to kick off the 2015 growing … Continue reading

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