Staff and farmers are looking forward to the 2019 growing season.
MPSG has endured a few disruptions in 2019 and we’d like to think we’re stronger for it.
With over 85% of Canada’s pulses going to export markets, Canadian pulse producers know that maintaining market access is critical to protecting their investments and growing our industry. Growers have a key role to play in keeping the doors to pulse export markets open.
Since 2013, Manitoba has consistently ranked as Canada’s second most significant soybean-producing province — and soybeans are solidly entrenched as the third most valuable field crop.
Growers deal with risks all year long, but managing those risks can be top of mind during planting. With all that money and energy that they are investing, growers want to know that they will be able to manage the risk of weather, markets and everything else that can impact your bottom line between the time that crop goes in the ground and when it leaves the farm.
Should we urge young farmers to pursue an education in agriculture? Or, does that thinking need to better reflect a changing ag sector? If the answer was clear to me before, it certainly isn’t now.
There’s uncertainty in the marketplace. The commodities market seems feral, wild, unpredictable.
Roquette will start contracting Canada #2 yellow peas in the 2020 crop year. Learn more about their 2019 traceability and sample collection program.
Tammy Jones, Industry Development Specialist – Weeds, Manitoba Agriculture PALMER AMARANTH, TALL waterhemp, Canada fleabane… the scientific community continues to document…
Combine cleanout can be a time-consuming endeavour. It is a necessity in today’s world with food allergens, herbicide-resistance weeds and other potential pests such as soybean cyst nematode.
Ascochyta (Mycosphaerella) Blight in field peas: symptoms and management.
Race-specific resistance (Rps geners) and partial resistance (field tolerance, quantitative resistance) to Phytophthora.
The fungicide vinclozolin was the go-to product for managing white mould on dry beans for many years, until 2005, when it’s use on beans was revoked by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency. Over the next 10 years after the loss of vinclozolin, many new fungicides were registered for control or suppression of white mould in Canada.
Digging up roots… is this part of your routine crop scouting?
IT IS CUSTOMARY for the summer edition of Pulse Beat to carry a table summarizing MPSG-supported research projects. Two years into a five-year…
What influences soybean pod height and what we can do about it? In this Bean Report, we explore the impact of genetics, environment and management (G x E x M).
Marla Riekman, Soil Management Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture SOIL IS MORE than its short, four-letter name might imply. Without soil, we…
MPSG has signed on to three Agri-Science Clusters with one more being finalized. Each one links researchers across Canada to work on issues important to Manitoba