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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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Early Season Water Deficit Stress on Southern WI Soybeans

Early Season Water Deficit Stress on Southern WI Soybeans Shawn Conley I went to bed last night hoping this article would not have to be written, but that whopping 0.05 hundredths (or less) of rain we received across much of … Continue reading

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Cereal Leaf Beetle and Desiccated Soybean Seeds

Cereal Leaf Beetle and Desiccated Soybean Seeds Shawn Conley Over the weekend two issues came to my attention: 1. It appears that cereal leaf beetle has hit threshold in a few fields. Dean Volenberg noted “Seeing high densities in some … Continue reading

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Aster Yellows Was Confirmed in Oat

Aster Yellows Was Confirmed in Oat Shawn Conley As a followup to last weeks article entitled Oat and Necrotic Leaf Tips and Margins Dr Russ Groves Lab PCR confirmed the presence of aster yellows in oat. We have also submitted … Continue reading

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