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

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

Slow Growth of Crops Caused by Less Than Normal Heat Units

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Heat units are a major driving force behind soybean and wheat…

Rust Report for Wheat and Soybean

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Wheat: Wheat leaf rust is on the increase in the Southern U.S.,…

Flag Leaf Emergence - Decision Time

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Much of the winter wheat in the state is at the flag leaf growth…

Soil Temperatures and Soybean Emergence

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In our soybean seed size experiment we have been monitoring …

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