Soybeans

  • Fall is Still a Good Time to Sample for SCN and Other Plant Parasitic Nematodes September 21, 2017
    Ann MacGuidwin, Damon Smith and Shawn P. Conley 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 in the soil between soybean crops so a sample can be submitted any time that is convenient. The soil test report […]
    Shawn Conley (spconley@wisc.edu)
  • Start Managing for Fusarium Head Blight Now Before You Plant the 2017/18 Winter Wheat Crop September 11, 2017
    By Shawn P. Conley and Damon SmithMost WI winter wheat growers dodged the Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) bullet again in 2017; though many farmers especially those in SW WI became so disgusted with dockage and rejections in both 2014 and 2015 they still didn't plant a single acre this year. Therefore as we prepare to put the 2018 wheat crop into the […]
    Shawn Conley (spconley@wisc.edu)


Variety Selection

Wisconsin Soybean Variety Trial Results
Why Bin-Run Soybeans Don’t Pay

General Management

Soybean Growth Stages, Iowa State University
Soybean Yield Loss by Growth Stage
Quanitfying the Value of What’s “In” and “On” the Seed

Soil Fertility/Management

Nutrient Management Fast Facts includes crop nutrient recommendations, legume nitrogen credits, estimated nutrient contents for different types of manure, and more
Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Soybean– page 50, “Nutrient Application Guidelines for Field, Vegetable, and Fruit Crops in Wisconsin
Soil Science Extension website
Nutrient and Pest Management and Integrated Pest Management programs’ website
Carrie Laboski’s NPK et cetera blog

Planter Setup and Maintenance

Spring Planter Checkup
In-Field Planter Adjustments

Planting and Emergence

Factors to Consider if Using Lower Soybean Seeding Rates in 2010
Variable Germination and Emergence in Soybean: Which Seeds Are Still Viable-2009
Predicting When Soybeans Will Emerge
Delayed Soybean Emergence and Cotyledon Loss
Early Season Assessments for Soybean “Stress”


Harvest

Considerations for Artificial Drying of Soybeans

Storage

Economics/Marketing

Updated July 1, 2015
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