The resources and support Wisconsin soybean farmers deserve.
Wisconsin farmers are business operators who manage significant capital investments to create a sustainable return on our investments. Its our job to help provide the research, knowledge and insight our growers need to make the smartest business decisions in real time.
Here are some of the many resources the WSMB and WSA put at your fingertips to improve the profitability and efficiency of growing soybeans in Wisconsin. This grower resource page highlights the latest research, new yield data and current disease and pest threats. Bookmark the following websites:
Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) Sponsors Free Nematode Testing
To help growers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean crop, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN), WSMB is sponsoring free soybean cyst sampling. For a free sample test kit, call Jillene Fisch at 608.262.1390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (To learn more about SCN, read the SCN brochure).
This UW-Extension website offers the latest soybean research and information for growers. Plus, sign up for the CoolBean.info Listserv to receive uptodate information related to Midwest soybean and small grains production.
The Soybean Report Blog
UW Soybean Extension Specialist, Shawn Conley and fellow checkoff researcher Paul Esker created The Soybean Report blog as a way for researchers to communicate directly with you. Several soybean researchers write posts for the blog to give Wisconsin soybean growers realtime information that can help you better your crop. The researchers update The Soybean Report weekly during the growing season.
North Central Soybean Research Program
The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board leverages resources through regional initiatives such as the North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP). This program coordinates soybean production research efforts on a regional level to make the most of every research effort. NCSRP is comprised of the state soybean checkoff boards in Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology Website
The Wisconsin Field Crops Pathology website provides growers with recent research-based information on diseases and pests of Wisconsin’s field crops. You will find reports, pictures and videos on a variety of soybean health topics.
United Soybean Board
The United Soybean Board is comprised of 62 farmer directors representing soybean producing states and appointed by the secretary of agriculture. The checkoff conducts research for the expanded use of soybeans and soybean products. In addition, USB implements promotional and informational programs that help growers and build demand.
QUALISOY works directly with growers, seed companies, elevators and food manufacturers to bring healthier soybean oils to the market place.