Soybeans in parts of Western Canada have started to show visual signs of nitrogen deficiency due to poor nodulation and dry conditions. The symptoms are showing up as nitrogen uptake is about to peak, with the crop heading into the critical pod-filling stage. Nodulation failure appears to be more prevalent in fields where soybeans have… Read More

With an emphasis on maximizing bushels and minimizing frost risk, minimum protein content of soybeans hasn’t been on the radar of most Western Canadian growers, as acres in Manitoba and Saskatchewan have exploded from 825 thousand in 2012 to 3.1 million in 2017. The same can be said for breeders developing new varieties. As acres have… Read More

Following preliminary discussions provincial crop associations about collaborating or merging, the Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association is asking producers whether they see value in merging with another farm group. MPSG is currently surveying its membership, asking for views on the group’s agronomy research, market development work, and how it can maximize the value it provides to… Read More