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

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

#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.…

Soybean Replant Decisions: Just the Facts Jack!

The start of the #plant20 growing season has been more favorable…

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