When faced with feed shortages, farmers can look to field pea straw as an alternative feed source for cattle. Here…
It’s late summer. You’ve sprayed for weeds. Between now and harvest, there’s nothing left to watch for except insects and diseases, right? Not necessarily. Your weed control program doesn’t end when the sprayer pulls out of the last field.
Each year, a representative sample of soybean, field pea and dry bean fields are surveyed for root, foliar and stem diseases across Manitoba. Here are the results from the 2020 foliar and stem disease surveys and foliar fungicide results from the On-Farm Network.
Breaking down the ascochyta complex in fields peas. The life cycle and spore sources of Mycosphaerella blight along with fungicide efficacy and insensitivity.
Pulse crop market restrictions and maximum residue level guidelines involving crop protection products.
April 14, 2021 Manitoba is currently facing an early, dry spring. Seedbed preparation and planting have already begun for a…
New! A fact sheet developed specifically for organic pea growers to provide best agronomic practices from field selection to harvest.
New! Use this decision worksheet while scouting to determine if your pea field needs foliar fungicide.
In 2020, 63 soybean fields, 40 dry bean fields and 46 pea fields were surveyed in Manitoba for root diseases.
The status of herbicide-resistant kochia in MB, herbicide options in pulse and soybean crops and control goals.
Dr. Syama Chatterton, Plant Pathologist, Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Fall/Winter (December) Pulse Beat 2020 Aphanomyces root…
This guide provides a summary of 2020 variety evaluation data from various locations across Manitoba to help you select the best varieties for your farm.
Crop desiccation has become an increasingly hot topic. In part due to consumer demand for pesticide-free products, variable maximum residue limits (MRLs) across export markets and the negative spotlight on glyphosate.
It doesn’t mean desiccation is off-limits. But we need to understand the limitations of late-season herbicide. Especially when it comes to crops destined for human consumption, including field peas and dry edible beans.
While doing general field scouting of pulse and soybean crops, it is not unusual to find a lot of insects in the fields.
A timeline that indicates when to scout for field pea insect and disease pests, and their impact on production and quality.
Bacterial Blight (Pseudomonas syringae) Bacterial blight in peas first appears as dark-green, water-soaked lesions on the leaves, stipules, pods and…
Timing Field pea root nodules can form as early as 14 days after emergence. However, proper nodulation assessment should take…