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BONDUEL -  With 2018 soybean price forecasts hovering at or below last year’s levels, how will growers try to increase profitability?

Emphasizing input efficiencies, proper pest management, and making the most of marketing opportunities will likely be in producer's playbooks.

This year’s Northeast Wisconsin Grain Crops Production Clinic, featuring UW-Extension and marketing specialists, will provide strategies for increasing soybean productivity and ROI on these key topics.

The clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 20, 2018, with registration beginning at 9:30, at Doc’s Harley Davidson’s Hog Barn, W2709 WI-29, Bonduel, WI. Cost of the event is $30 per person with pre-registrations due Feb. 14 by calling the Shawano UWEX office at 715-526-6136. Registration forms can be found at:  http://bit.ly/2Dw8nvQ

Key topics

  • Unraveling the influence of management practices on soybean yields, Shawn Conley, UW-Extension Soybean and Small Grains Specialist
  • Integrated approaches in white mold management, Damon Smith, UW-Extension Field Crops Pathologist
  • Current state of herbicide resistance in Wisconsin & Tips on waterhemp management, Rodrigo Werle, UW-Extension Cropping Systems Weed Specialist
  • Market outlook 2018: "Will we make or take a price?", Brian Rydlund, Market Analyst, CHS Hedging

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