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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.

Wisconsin Soybean Association and Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board Sponsored Programs

  • Free SCN Testing Program

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

Soybean Irrigation during Reproductive Growth

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

#Plant20 is going well…but the Bean Team is ready for #Grow20!

Authored by: Lindsay Chamberlain, Spyridon Mourtiznis, John Gaska…

Early Season Soybean Irrigation

Authored by Emma Matcham and Shawn P. Conley Did you know…

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Will My Wheat and Soybean Crop Freeze and Fall?

Weather forecasts have farmers "sweating" the upcoming cold weather.…

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