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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

Soybean Replant Decisions: Just the Facts Jack!

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

Thoughts on Transitioning a Cover Crop into a Cash Grain Crop

My grandfather (whom I nicknamed Fudd), left school after the…

The WSMB Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing Program is Back in 2020!

Ann MacGuidwin, Damon Smith and Shawn P. Conley The WI Soybean…

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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