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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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Odds my Soybean Crop will Mature Before a Killing Frost Hits

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The Wisconsin soybean crop is slowly starting to mature, however many growers and crop consultants are still concerned about the risk of frost damage to late planted fields.  In soybean an extended period … Continue reading

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Late Planted Drought Stricken Soybean II: More Valuable as a Forage or Green Manure?

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Now that we have checked the label and determined we can legally harvest our soybean crop as a forage now lets consider the calendar for our full suite of options. The average number … Continue reading

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Late Planted Drought Stricken Soybean as a Forage?…Check the Label First

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Severe alfalfa winterkill coupled with late soybean plantings followed by dry conditions have growers considering chopping their soybean as a forage. Before you even consider this option make sure you check the label … Continue reading

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Video on Late Season Drought Stress in Soybean

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Common issues growers may have concerning soybean yield when affected by drought during late season growth are discuss by Wisconsin State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Dr. Shawn Conley. In an R6 field, … Continue reading

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Top 7 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment

Shawn Conley, UWEX Soybean and Small Grains Specialist, John Gaska, Outreach Specialist Top 7 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2013 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (don’t plant saved seed). A fungicide seed treatment is … Continue reading

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2013 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Test Results

Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska The Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Tests are conducted each year to give growers information to select the best-performing varieties that will satisfy their specific goals. The performance tests are conducted each year at four … Continue reading

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Have these Recent Cool Temperatures Impacted my 2013 Soybean Crop..In Short Not Yet

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Delayed soybean plantings coupled with unseasonably cool temperatures in late July and early August have many growers and crop consultants concerned over the stage and state of the WI soybean crop. Though NASS … Continue reading

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NSSI Survey Results are in

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The results from the  National Sustainable Soybean Initiative’s survey on sustainable practice adoption and the percentage of growers in Illinois and Wisconsin implementing research-based practices are in. Click here to view the final … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Entering the 2013 Wisconsin Soybean Association Yield Contest

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The deadline to enter the 2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest is 8/1/13.  For more information please see the contest brochure or review contest rules and entry form or to read more follow the … Continue reading

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