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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

What About Soybean Rust?

I have been monitoring reports from the southern U.S. to determine…

Early Season Soybean Diseases

As I stare out my window, watching rain fall, I write this short…

Aphid Numbers in Wheat are Low

Spring aphid treatments were applied to our Barley Yellow Dwarf…

Scouting for Wheat Diseases

Winter wheat in much of Wisconsin is around the jointing stage.…

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