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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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Oat and Necrotic Leaf Tips and Margins

Oat and Necrotic Leaf Tips and Margins Shawn Conley, Russ Groves (UW Entomology) When I was out scouting early this week I noticed that many of my oat plots where showing necrosis on the leaf tips and margins (please see … Continue reading

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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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