Soybeans

  • Harvest Considerations for Variable Soybean Maturity September 22, 2017
    Variable soil types, knolls, flooding and ponding, variable planting dates and late season drought have left many growers with extreme in-field variability of soybean maturity.   There are areas in fields where the soybean seed is 13% or less moisture adjacent to areas with green seed.  The prevailing question is “When should the grower harvest?” Obviously t […]
    Shawn Conley (spconley@wisc.edu)
  • 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)


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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