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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

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 Flowers, Herbicide Labels, and Wheel Track Damage...Oh My!

Authored by Shawn P. Conley and Rodrigo Werle We are starting…

Adjust Your Seeding Rate (Higher) But Not Your Maturity Group For Late May Planted Soybean

Adapted from original article written in 2018 by Authors: S.P.Conley,…

Soybean Replant Decisions: Just the Facts Jack!

The start of the #plant22 growing season has been significantly…

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…

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