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 (Funded but deployment delayed due to COVID-19)

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

Pale Green Beans

As you drive across the countryside, field corn is not the only…

Head Scab Beginning to Show Up in WI Wheat

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Fusarium head blight (scab) was detected this morning (6/17/08)…

How Long Will Soybeans Survive Under Water?

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Soybeans can generally survive for 48 to 96 hours when completely…

Wheat Disease Update For June

We are currently in the process of examining the winter wheat…

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