Grower News: 2016 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Performance Trials

BY David Schiff | November 6, 2016 - 

The results of the 2016 Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials are in and ready for your review.

Conducted by Shawn Conley, Adam Roth and John Gaska, the trials are designed with growers’ needs in mind. The objective is ” to give producers the information to select varieties that will satisfy their specific goals and are most likely to perform best under their management practices.”

With site plots across the state, the study gives a great snapshot of the 2016 growing season. Conditions of planting, varieties used, yield and protein data, disease and weed pressures encountered and more are all set out plainly for your review.

You can read the full report here and we encourage you to study the results for your area in anticipation of the growing year ahead.

 

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