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Small Grain Variety Testing Results

University of Wisconsin Extension’s Shawn Conley, Adam Roth, John Gaska, John Mochon, and Damon Smith test winter wheat, oat, and barley varieties across Wisconsin at Agricultural Research Stations and on farms to provide Wisconsin farmers with the information they need to select disease-resistant, high-yielding small grains. Current year results are generally posted on the CoolBean […]


Report for the Effect of Cover Crops on Corn Grain Yield is in!

Will a cover crop increase corn grain yield? The Badger Plot in Dodge County evaluated ten different single species and two species cover crops seeded after winter wheat harvest in 2013 for cover crop biomass production and corn grain yield in 2014. Plots with frost-seeded red clover had a significantly higher grain yield compared to […]


Think Spring with Badger Plots

Please consider submitting your research proposal as a Badger Plot and let Bryan Jensen know if you have questions. Click on the “entry form” tab at the top of the page. You will be asked to fill in each of the following: Title List 5-10 key words Identify UWEX Team affiliation, multiple affiliations are available […]