Tag: MPSG

Discounts alert farmers to soybean protein falling short

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 »

Manitoba Flax Growers moving in with Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers

The Manitoba Flax Growers Association (MFGA) has found a new home. The provincial flax organization was previously headquartered in Winnipeg at the Flax Council of Canada’s office, but the Flax Council closed its doors at the end of January. As of March 1, 2018, the provincial flax organization will have its operations and programming administered… Read more »

The Merger Question — Input Wanted From Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers

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 »