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Double Crop Soybeans in WI May be A Gamble Worth Taking in 2012

Double Crop Soybeans in WI May be A Gamble Worth Taking in 2012 Shawn P Conley, State Soybean and Small Grain Specialist and John Gaska, Extension Outreach Specialist The Wisconsin winter wheat crop remains 3 weeks (developmentally) ahead of where … Continue reading

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Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Low for WI

Wheat will begin flowering in the southern portion of Wisconsin over the next several days. This is a critical time to determine if the crop is at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB). Following from our previous updates, a check … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead – Early Scab Forecast and Fungicide Labels

Looking Ahead – Early Scab Forecast and Fungicide Labels Shawn Conley Winter wheat in southern Wisconsin is starting to head (Feekes 10.1) indicating we are ~ 7 days away from anthesis or flowering (weather dependent of course). Calendar wise this … Continue reading

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Wheat Scouting Update and Disease Thresholds

Wheat Scouting Update and Disease Thresholds Shawn Conley A check of our research studies found that the wheat crop is at the Feekes 6 and 7 growth stages (first and second nodes) across the state. This is an important time … Continue reading

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The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool

The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool Shawn Conley, Vince David, Carrie Laboski, Paul Mitchell, Paul Esker, Jed Colquhoun, AJ Bussan, Jeff Wyman and Deana Knuteson Soybean production is a critically important component of US agriculture both domestically and … Continue reading

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WSMB Offers Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2012

WSMB Offers Enhanced Nematode Testing Program for 2012 Shawn Conley, WI State 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 … Continue reading

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Interseeding Red Clover with no Frost and Advancing Wheat Growth Stage

Interseeding Red Clover with no Frost and Advancing Wheat Growth Stage Jim Stute, Rock County UW-Extension, Shawn Conley, Soybean and Small Grains Extension Specialist, Kevin Shelley, NPM Program The unusually warm weather of the past few weeks prevented traditional conditions … Continue reading

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Be Cautious With Your Wheat Nitrogen Timing this Spring

Be Cautious With Your Wheat Nitrogen Timing this Spring  Shawn Conley, WI State Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist With record high temperatures predicted this week if your winter wheat crop had not broken dormancy it soon will. I would like … Continue reading

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Is My Winter Wheat at Risk?

Is My Winter Wheat at Risk? Shawn Conley, Soybean Extension Specialist Warm weather coupled with lack of snow cover have prompted many questions regarding the relative winterhardiness of Wisconsin’s winter wheat crop. Though daytime temperatures have risen into the 40’s … Continue reading

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Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2011

Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2011 Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, Paul Esker, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist, John Gaska, Outreach Specialist Top 7 Winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2011 … Continue reading

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