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Doubling Up on Beans
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 21, 2015 12:16 PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- If you want to ruin an agronomist's day, ask him for the best management practices for planting soybeans back into soybeans.

"They're basically asking, what's the best strategy for doing something we shouldn't be doing?" University of Wisconsin agronomist Shawn Conley told DTN, with undisguised frustration. "My number-one recommendation is don't do it!"

Such questions are on the rise among Wisconsin growers as the markets tip in the favor of soybeans, Conley said. "We're going to see more soybean acres out there," he predicted.

While market factors are tempting some growers to plant soybeans for the ...

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