Welcome to CoolBean!

This UW-Extension website offers the latest soybean research and information for growers.

Wisconsin Soybean Association and Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Sponsored Programs

  • Free SCN Testing Program (Funded but deployment delayed due to COVID-19)

The soy checkoff and Shawn Conley, state soybean extension specialist, created The Soybean Report blog to communicate research directly with growers.

To join the Coolbean.info list-serve and receive up-to-date information related to Midwest soybean and small grains production simply email join-ext-coolbean_info@lists.wisc.edu.

From the Blog

Just the Facts Jack: Soybean Planting Date, Seeding Rate and Seed Treatment Recommendations

When I am asked a direct question from a farmer or a crop consultant…

Winners of the 2019 WI Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

The 1st place winner in Division 4, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe,…

Finalists for the 2019 WI Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

The 2019 season had below average growing conditions for many…

Dealing with Wet Frozen Soybeans

Like many farmers the UW BeanTeam still has soybean sitting in…

Cool Bean is part of the WSMB network of agronomy and research experts.