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Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity

Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Variable soil types, knolls, and drought have left some growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity.   There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is … Continue reading

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Drought Induced Shatter

Drought Induced Shatter Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The drought of 2012 continues to introduce new issues even as we progress into R7 (beginning maturity) soybean.  Reports out of SW WI and verified at our Lancaster research site … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2012

Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2012 Shawn Conley (State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist), John Gaska (Outreach Specialist) Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: 1. Variety selection: please see the 2012 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test 2. … Continue reading

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Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted

Spider Mites: My Lessons Learned and Varietal Differences Noted Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Like many growers and crop consultants if I don’t see spider mites for another 24 years it will be too soon. As we transition … Continue reading

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Even in a Drought Late Season Soybean Diseases Can Still Show Up

Even in a Drought Late Season Soybean Diseases Can Still Show Up Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2012 growing season has been one of great variability in terms of the weather and its impact on soybean diseases. … Continue reading

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WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline Extended to 8/31/12

WI Soybean Yield Contest Entry Deadline Extended to 8/31/12 Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Drought conditions across Southern WI had dampened grower enthusiasm to enter the WI Soybean Yield Contest. Recent rainfalls, promising forecasts and rapid soybean recovery … Continue reading

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Getting Additional Forage this Fall

Getting Additional Forage this Fall Dan Undersander (Forage Agronomist), Shawn Conley (Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist) Some farmers need additional forage and want to plant a second crop following wheat or corn taken early for silage due to drought.  As … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Entering the 2012 Wisconsin Soybean Association Yield Contest

Deadline Approaching for Entering the 2012 Wisconsin Soybean Association Yield Contest Shawn Conley Drought conditions in the Southern part of WI coupled with record high temperatures statewide has dampened the excitement of last year’s yield contest where Joe Zenz from … Continue reading

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Preliminary Wheat Yield Results – Janesville, WI

Preliminary Wheat Yield Results – Janesville, WI Shawn Conley Preliminary winter wheat yields at our Janesville, WI variety trial site have been averaging 85 bu per acre. Test weights have all been above 60 pounds with moisture ranges of 12 … Continue reading

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Managing Through the Drought: A Special ASA Webinar

Managing Through the Drought: A Special ASA Webinar Hot, dry conditions have significantly impacted crops across wide areas of the U.S. in 2012.  While some areas have received rain, many are experiencing conditions not seen for many years.  As a … Continue reading

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