Wisconsin Area Soybean Conferences 2008

UW-Extension Wisconsin Area Soybean Conferences will be held in December on the following dates. For more information, download a brochure at

  • Monday, December 15 – Centerville
    Centerville Curling Club
    W24854 State Road 54/93
  • Tuesday, December 16 – Elkhorn
    Evergreen Golf Club – N6246 Hwy 12
    (Located on Hwy 12 north of Elkhorn on east side of road)
  • Wednesday, December 17 – Fond du Lac
    UW Fond du Lac Center – 400 Univ. Drive
    (Campus is east of Fond du Lac. Take Hwy 23 to University Dr., turn north on University Dr.)

The agenda for each conference is as follows:

9:00 AM – Registration
Coffee, milk, rolls in exhibit area

9:30 AM – Welcome
Opening remarks by host agents

Soybean Diseases in 2008 – Lots of Interesting Questions
Dr. Paul Esker – UWEX Plant Pathologist

Strategies to Maximize Soybean Yield
Dr. Shawn Conley – UWEX Soybean Specialist

Dealing with Soybean Aphids after Mid- August, Revisiting Japanese Beetle Defoliation Thresholds
Dr. Eileen Cullen – UWEX Entomologist

What’s New in Seed, Crop Protection, and Inoculants
Various industry reps
12:15 PM – Lunch
Exhibits open and speakers available for questions

1:30 PM

Wisconsin Soybean Association News
Bob Karls, WSA/WSMB Executive Director

The DeLong Company Food Grade Soybean Programs
Steve Quade – The DeLong Company

Marketing Hints for 2009
Local grain marketing specialists

  • Jim Cronin – Advance Trading
  • Naomi Blohm – Stewart Peterson Group, Inc.
  • Brian Doherty – Stewart Peterson Group, Inc.

New Options for Weeds in Soybean
Dr. Chris Boerboom – UWEX Weed Scientist
3:00 PM
Conference Adjourns