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A Visual Guide To Soybean Growth Stages

Understanding and being able to correctly identify the growth stages of soybean is important for making sound agronomic management decisions.

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

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

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From the Blog

Lab Methods for Soil Testing

Article written by: Emma Matcham, Matt Ruark, and Shawn P. Conley We…

Winners of the 2020 WI Soybean Contest are Announced

The 1st place winner in Division 4, Midthun Bros of Arlington,…

Finalists for the 2020 WI Soybean Yield Contest are Announced

The 2020 season had above average growing conditions for many…

Soybean Irrigation during Reproductive Growth

Authored by Emma Matcham and Shawn P. Conley In our past article…

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