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Research: Key Management Practices That Explain Soybean Yield Gaps

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, UW-Madison Department of Agronomy To date, identification of causes of yield gaps (difference between maximum yield potential and measured yield in producer yields) has been restricted to small geographic areas. In this study, researchers developed … Continue reading

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Does the Application of a Plant Growth Regulator and Fungicide Increase Oat Yield

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist Adam Roth, Program Manager In an Oat Shock: The addition of Palisade PGR and Trivapro fungicide increased oat yield and reduced lodging Increased N rate above those … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska, Brian Mueller and Damon Smith, Departments of Agronomy and Plant Pathology, College of Agricultural and Life Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials are conducted each year to give growers information … Continue reading

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Results of Intensive Winter Wheat Management in 2017

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison A research trial was initiated at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station to assess the impact of various management levels (Table 1) on the yield, test … Continue reading

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Non-Nodulating Soybean

Non-Nodulating Soybean  in 2015 and Again in 2016 and Again in 2017 Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist I have received a deluge (pun intended) of questions regarding the overall lack of soybean nodulation and general pale green coloration … Continue reading

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Soybean Flowers, Glyphosate Label, and Wheel Track Damage

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison We saw the first soybean flowers of the year yesterday at the Arlington Ag Research Station. As we enter the soybean reproductive growth phase there … Continue reading

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Using High-Input Systems for Soybean Management Increases Yield but Not Profitability

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison As soybeans finally begin to add trifoliates and begin rapid develop growers will look to get across their fields to apply inputs. Here are a … Continue reading

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Planting Date, Maturity, and Temperature Effects on Soybean Seed Yield and Composition

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison Soybean maturity selection is an important management decision. Maturity group (MG) zones represent regions where a cultivar is best-adapted without implying that MG-specific cultivars cannot … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away Do I Switch to Soybean From Zea May(s)

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As growers begin to contemplate switching intended corn acres to soybean, here is a quick checklist of points and questions to consider or reconsider before making that switch. Do I have a … Continue reading

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Grain Management in Low-Margin Years

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Winter Grain Meeting series entitled: Grain Management in Low-Margin Years was a new focused series of outreach events that aimed to help grain farmers in Wisconsin increase their profitability and reduce … Continue reading

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