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Cover Crops Do’s & Don’t’s

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist This article uncovers cover crop facts and myths about weed, insect, and disease management. We are roughly a month away from the start of soybean planting and for those of you that have … Continue reading

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The WSMB Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing Program

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist  The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist … Continue reading

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Analysis of Farmer Field Data for Soybean

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Average crop yields will need to increase substantially during the next 33 years to meet expected food demand increase while avoiding massive expansion of cropland area (Alexandratos and Bruinsma, 2012; Grassini et … Continue reading

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Soybean Yield Gap Data Collection

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Dear Wisconsin Crop Producers: We am embarking on a Region‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Wisconsin’s production systems. This project is funded by the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Industrial Hemp Production FAQ Guide

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Wisconsin growers will be able to grow and process industrial hemp under 2017 Wisconsin Act 100, a law recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor. The law directs the … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Soybean Contest Winners Announced

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The 1st place winner in Division 4, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe, grew DuPont Pioneer P31T77R and harvested 93.15 bu/a.  In second place, Bahr Farms Inc. of Darlington grew Asgrow AG2535 and harvested … Continue reading

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Industrial Hemp in Wisconsin: The First Steps!

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The University of Wisconsin Madison and UW Extension has been inundated with questions related to industrial hemp production since the passing of the 2017 Wisconsin Act 100. The below information was authored … Continue reading

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Strip-Till Soybean Production

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist Does Strip Tillage or Fertilizer Placement Influence the Soybean Row Spacing Yield Response? The objective of this study is to quantify the effect of strip tillage and fertilizer placement on soybean stand … Continue reading

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2017 Wisconsin Oats and Barley Performance Tests

Shawn Conley, State Soybean and Small Grains Specialist The Wisconsin oats and barley performance trials are conducted each year to serve Wisconsin growers. Trials include released varieties, experimental lines from Wisconsin and Midwestern states, and lines from private companies. The … Continue reading

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RR2Y® versus Xtend® Soybean Cultivar Performance in 2017

Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2017 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials are posted and I wanted to give a brief update on the relative performance of RR2Y® versus Xtend® (RR2X) soybean platforms from this growing season. So … Continue reading

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