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2017 Wisconsin Agronomy Update Meetings

MADISON — The Department of Agronomy will offer Crop Production and Management Meetings at eight locations during 2017. Joe Lauer, Dan Undersander and Shawn Conley will present the latest information on hybrid/variety performance, an analysis and discussion of last year’s growing season, and updated recommendations for field crop production.

The registration fee includes a meal and materials. Please pre-register with the Host Agent. A “walk-in” (Late) fee will be charged to those who have not preregistered. Additional information packets will be available for $18.00 each. Certified Crop Advisor CEU credits have been requested (3.0 hours in Crop Management). Click here for a list of topics, meeting sites, dates and times.

Packet Materials

  • 2016 Wisconsin Hybrid Corn Performance Trials – Grain and Silage (A3653)
  • 2016 Wisconsin Soybean Variety Test Results (A3654)
  • 2016 Perennial Forage Variety Update for Wisconsin (A1525)
  • Winter wheat varieties for grain in Wisconsin – 2016 (A3868)
  • Oat and Barley Variety Performance (A3874)
  • Extension publications
  • Agronomy Advice articles
  • Wisconsin Crop Improvement Association updates

Discussion Topics


  • Forage quality in 2016
  • Flood damage to fields
  • Quality losses during harvesting


  • Why was 2016 so productive for corn?
  • Corn seed treatment performance
  • What is the best maturity to grow on your farm?

Soybeans and Small Grains

  • Characterizing the Soybean Yield Gap in WI and Across the US Soybean Belt
  • Soybean Yield Response to ILeVO and Reduced Seeding Rates
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