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WI Soybean Research Program Wisconsin Crop Management Conference Research Presentations

The WI Soybean Research Program Wisconsin Crop Management Conference Research Presentations are now available. The presentations include WCMC 2014: 80 Years of B(reeding) x A(gronomy) Interactions in 30 Minutes or Less, WCMC 2014: Relationship Between SDS and SCN in Commercial Soybean … 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 … Continue reading

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

David Marburger, Shawn Conley and John Gaska, 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 pest of soybean in Wisconsin. It was first discovered in … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2013 growing season proved to be a challenge for many growers.  Given these widespread challenges, we again experienced great interest in the 2013 WSA/WSMB Soybean Yield Contest.The top two entries in each … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Oats and Barley Performance Tests-2014

John Mochon and Shawn Conley The Wisconsin oats and barley performance trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Trials include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and neighboring states, and lines from private seed companies. The … Continue reading

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2014 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2014. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, … Continue reading

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2013 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test is conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective is to give producers the information to select varieties that will … Continue reading

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Fall is Still a Good Time to Sample for SCN and Other Plant Parasitic Nematodes

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist in … Continue reading

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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 13% or less moisture adjacent to … Continue reading

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Planting Winter Wheat into Dry Soil

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dry soil conditions have sparked many questions from growers on how best to establish their winter wheat crop. As we were reminded last year and this there is no substitute for rain (unless … Continue reading

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