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Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Continues Free Nematode Testing Program for 2016

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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2016 WSA Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist This is a friendly reminder that entry forms for the WSA Soybean Yield Contest need to be post marked by October 15, 2016. Click here to obtain a PDF of the form. 

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Start Managing Stripe Rust of Winter Wheat in 2017 At Planting

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 The … Continue reading

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Start Managing for Fusarium Head Blight Now Before You Plant the 2016/17 Crop

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Most WI winter wheat growers dodged the Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) bullet in 2016; though many farmers especially those in SW WI became … Continue reading

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Top 8 Recommendations for Winter Wheat Establishment in 2016

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Outreach Specialist Damon Smith, State Field Crops Pathology Specialist Top 8 winter wheat establishment recommendations: Variety selection: please see the 2016 WI Winter Wheat Performance Test Plant new seed (DO … Continue reading

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Intensive Winter Wheat Management

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist John Gaska, Senior Outreach Specialist A research trial was initiated at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station to assess the impact of various management levels (Table 1) on the yield, grain quality, and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials 2016

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

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Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems in the North-Central USA

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist This is our preliminary report (year 1) from our Region‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices across the North-Central soybean production region. This project is funded by … Continue reading

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The Nebulous of Non-Nodulating Soybean in 2015 and Again in 2016

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Every year I get an occasional phone call, email or text regarding issues surrounding soybean nodulation concerns. This year it has been non-stop for several weeks! Here are the top four questions … Continue reading

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Soybean Flowers, Glyphosate Label, and Wheel Track Damage…Oh My!

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Given the quick start to our soybean growing season we will begin to see many soybean fields begin to flower (R1) over the next week. As we enter the soybean reproductive growth … Continue reading

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