Should We Be Using Soybean Maturity Group as a Tool for Variety Selection?

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist Over the last decade I have noticed a subtle shift across much of the northern soybean growing region towards planting later maturity group soybeans. This shift, either conscious or unconscious, may be attributed … Continue reading

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Finalists for the 2014 Wisconsin Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2014 growing season proved to be yet another challenging year for many WI soybean growers.  Given these widespread challenges, we again experienced great interest in the 2014 WSA/WSMB Soybean Yield Contest.  The … Continue reading

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UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from November 15, 2014 through November … Continue reading

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Drastic outdoor cooling may create some grain storage and drying problems

Kenneth Hellevang, Ph.D., PE, Extension Engineer, Professor, North Dakota State University Extension Service The drastic outdoor cooling that has occurred may create some grain storage and drying problems. Following are some questions that I have received and my responses. The … Continue reading

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UW-Discovery Farms Annual Winter Conference Registration Now Open

PIGEON FALLS, Wis. – Registration for UW-Discovery Farms annual winter conference taking place on December 9th is now open. This year’s theme is Managing Nitrogen: More for the Plant, Less Leaving the Field. The one-day conference is a great educational opportunity for … Continue reading

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2015 IPM Field Scout Training Class

Bryan Jensen, IPM Program The Madison Field Scout Training Classes will be held on the UW Madison Campus from January 5-9, 2015 (Friday, January 9th is an exam date and non-students aren’t required to attend that day).  The course is … Continue reading

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UW-Extension/Madison Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic (PDDC) Update

Brian Hudelson, Sean Toporek and Joyce Wu, Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic The PDDC receives samples of many plant and soil samples from around the state. The following diseases/disorders have been identified at the PDDC from November 8, 2014 through November … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Pest Bulletin 11/13/14

Issue No. 18 of the Wisconsin Pest Bulletin is now available at: http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/pb/index.jsp   PRINT THIS ISSUE PLEASE NOTE: This final Wisconsin Pest Bulletin of 2014 provides a post-growing season summary of prevailing insect and plant disease conditions and related weather. … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Crop Manager 11/13/14

The 31st issue of the Wisconsin Crop Manager is now available. Click on the link below to view this issue.

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2014 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results

Shawn Conley, Soybean and Wheat Extension Specialist The 2014 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results are now available. Click on the link below to view the results. http://www.coolbean.info/pdf/soybean_research/variety_trail_results/2014_Soybean_Trials_FINAL.pdf

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