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

Fusarium Head Scab Update

We are entering a critical period for wheat scab development…

Slow Growth of Crops Caused by Less Than Normal Heat Units

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

Rust Report for Wheat and Soybean

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

Flag Leaf Emergence - Decision Time

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

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