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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Tests 2014

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska, Damon Smith The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Tests are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties that will satisfy their specific goals. The performance tests are conducted each year … Continue reading

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2014 WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline is September 1

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Wisconsin soybean growers have until September 1, 2014 to enter the Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest. Two winners from each of four geographical districts in the state will receive awards. Follow the link below … Continue reading

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Think Twice Before Applying Nitrogen to Poorly Nodulated Soybean Fields

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Over the last 3 days my phone, email and twitter account has been blowing up with questions surrounding poorly nodulated soybeans and my thoughts regarding applying foliar nitrogen to alleviate those symptoms. I … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight and Other Winter Wheat Diseases in Wisconsin, 2014

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Winter wheat in most of Wisconsin is maturing nicely and starting to dry down in the southern portions … Continue reading

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Harvest Considerations for a Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) Infected Wheat Fields

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Subsection taken from Smith and Conley 2014. Fusarium Head Blight and Other WinterWheat Diseases in Wisconsin, 2014 A survey of the Wisconsin Winter Wheat Variety Trials indicates that some fields will be at risk … Continue reading

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Bloomin Beans, Glyphosate, and Wheel Track Damage

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The WI soybean crop ranges anywhere from just planted (JP) to beginning flower (R1). As we enter the soybean reproductive growth phase there are a few things to keep in mind. The first … Continue reading

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Soybean Yellowing at V2 growth

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley, the WI Soybean and small grains Extension specialist, visits a wheat field to answer this question.  For more information from Dr. Conley, visit www.coolbean.info Integrated Pest Management (IPM), University of … Continue reading

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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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