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Common Waterhemp (Amaranthus rudis): Confirmed Herbicide Resistance and Spread Across Wisconsin

Devin Hammer, Nathan Drewitz, Shawn Conley, and Dave Stoltenberg Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison Herbicide resistance is not new to Wisconsin, but is spreading. Common waterhemp (Amaranthus rudis) has become an increasing concern in Wisconsin in recent years.  A … Continue reading

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WSA Yield Contest Entry Delayed

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Due to delayed harvest The Wisconsin Soybean Association has extended  the WSA Yield Contest entry form due date to 10/31/16. For more information regarding entry please click here: WSA Yield Contest or visit … Continue reading

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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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