Tag: MPGA

Soybean Research in Manitoba Gets Funding Boost

A joint federal and provincial commitment of $443,000 in research funding for Manitoba’s soybean sector was announced today at Manitoba Ag Days by Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn and Member of Parliament Larry Maguire, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz. The funds will be leveraged by industry, which is… Read more »

Canadian Soybean Council Receives Funding for Export-Focused Projects

The Canadian Soybean Council is set to receive over $100,000 in funding through the federal government’s Growing Forward 2 Agri-Marketing program. The funds are earmarked for specific, outgoing marketing programs aimed at building and expanding Canadian soybean exports to the European Union, Korea and Japan, according to a press release circulated by the Grain Farmers… Read more »

Soybean School West: Why are my Soybeans Yellow?

There are few things more troubling to a farmer than a sickly looking or well-chewed plant. Environmental stress is unavoidable, but determining the correct stress is important if you’re looking to either a) remedy the situation or b) avoid it in the future. Manitoba soybean farmers enjoy relatively few disease and insect pressures, so far,… Read more »

Manitoba Soybean Growers to Benefit from Western-Focused Soybean School Episodes

Soybeans are the hot topic of 2013. From Manitoba to Alberta, farmers are curious about growing the crop or are planning to expand acres in a big way this year. While the crop isn’t brand new for Manitoba, the projected 1 million acre mark for 2013 is not going to be reached by only seasoned… Read more »