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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

  • Free SCN Testing Program

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

Flag Leaf Emergence - Decision Time

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 …

Wheat Diagnostics: Tan Spot and Septoria Leaf Blotch

For those who have been scouting wheat this spring and also read…

May Wheat Rust Outlook

In checking wheat around the state, I have found no evidence…

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