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Soybean Management Strategies to Facilitate Timely Winter Wheat Establishment in 2016

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Winter wheat acres across WI have declined over the past few years due to high corn and soybean prices and late grain harvests, however current economic realities suggest an … Continue reading

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Soybean Planting Date and Maturity Group Considerations for 2016

Shawn P. Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy Early May planting in Wisconsin has been documented to increase yield due to increased light interception (Gaspar and Conley, 2015).  In theory, earlier planting can potentially intercept greater amounts of solar radiation … 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, Department of Agronomy 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 … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider While Assessing Your 2016 Winter Wheat Crop Stand and Spring Nitrogen Timing

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist As the snow begins to melt and we finally put the 2015/16 winter behind us, many growers and consultants alike are beginning to venture out to their winter wheat fields to assess … Continue reading

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Calculating the Soybean Yield Gap for WI Soybean Farmers

Shawn P. Conley Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Shawn Conley is embarking on a State‐Wide Project aimed at generating baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Wisconsin’s production systems. This project is funded by the Wisconsin Soybean Marketing … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2015 WSA WI Soybean Contest are Announced

The 1st place winner in Division 4, Bahr Farms Inc. of Belmont, grew Asgrow AG2535 and harvested 89.23 bu/a.  In second place, Riley Bros. Farms of Darlington grew Asgrow AG2433 and harvested 88.85 bu/a.  In Division 3, David and Karen Wilkens of Random … Continue reading

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In-furrow Product Evaluation in Soybean in 2015

Shawn P. Conley, State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist John Gaska, Outreach Specialist University of Wisconsin, Madison To evaluate the effectiveness and compatibility of various in-furrow products for soybean, field research trials were conducted at 2 locations in Wisconsin in … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2015 WI Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

The 2015 growing season proved to be a unique challenge for many WI soybean growers.  Given these widespread challenges however, we again experienced great interest in the 2015 WSA/WSMB Soybean Yield Contest.  The top two entries in each division (in … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

Shawn P. Conley, Adam C. Roth, and John M. Gaska, Department of Agronomy The Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are conducted each year with the producer’s needs in mind. Our objective is to give producers the information to select varieties that will … Continue reading

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Soybean Yield Contest

Shawn Conley, WI State Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist There are some record soybean yields sitting out in the fields this year. Don’t forget you have until October 15th to enter the WI Soybean Marketing Board and WI Soybean Association 2015 … Continue reading

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