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Soybean Growth Stages

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As soybean begin to crack and we move into post emergent labels and restrictions due to crop growth stage here is a pictorial on Understanding Soybean Growth and Development: How to Properly … Continue reading

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Considering Replanting Soybeans?

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Even though very few soybean acres have been planted in WI there will be many agronomists across the Midwest assessing soybean stands after this deluge subsides. Below please find two resources that … Continue reading

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Soybean Management Strategies to Facilitate Timely Winter Wheat Establishment in 2017

Dr. Adam Gaspar and Dr. Shawn P. Conley Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to late grain harvests, disease concerns (FHB or scab) and poor wheat prices, however anyone that lives and works … Continue reading

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Variable Rate Seeding Prescription Maps for Soybean

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Looks like many of us will be sitting around for the next 7 to 10 days twiddling our thumbs watching it rain. If you get bored and look to try writing a … Continue reading

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Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations Moving into a Potentially Early Spring 2017

Dr. Adam Gaspar and Dr. Shawn P. Conley Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015). ¬†Earlier planting dates are able to increase light interception in two ways, … Continue reading

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Risk and Profitability of Lowering Your Soybean Seeding Rates in 2017

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led to a surge in the number of acres planted with seed treatments (Esker and Conley, 2012). Furthermore, the … Continue reading

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Stripe Rust Found to be Present and Already Active in Wisconsin Winter Wheat

Brian Mueller, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Shawn Conley, Extension Soybean and Small Grains Agronomist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison On … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Announces Changes to the 2017 Free Nematode Testing Program

Shawn P. Conley, 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 nematode species. Fortunately, most nematodes are beneficial to … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Soybean Association Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Notable changes to the 2017 WSA Yield Contest: Entry fee decreased to $25 per entry Due date is extended to December 15th or 2 weeks post field harvest. Whichever comes first. Simplified … Continue reading

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Assessing Your 2017 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing

Top 4 Factors to Consider While Assessing Your 2017 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As we begin to contemplate spring and the 2017 winter wheat growing season, many … Continue reading

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