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MPSG encouraged by $400M pulse investment in Manitoba

Posted: January 19, 2017

Carman, MB – January 19, 2017 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) is excited to announce that Roquette, a global leader in plant-based food ingredients, will be investing more than $400-million in the pulse industry by building a pea-protein...

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New! Production Specialist Job Posting

Posted: December 6, 2016

MSPG is looking for a full-time Production Specialist to disseminate research results and provide agronomic support to Manitoba pulse and soybean farmers.

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Variety Release Program Update

Posted: November 25, 2016

Applications for 2017 Breeder seed allocations for new pea and faba bean varieties from the Crop Development Centre will be made available in January through the Variety Release Program managed by the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. Click here for more details.

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See you in the field: a farewell from Kristen Podolsky

Posted: November 21, 2016

When I started at MPSG in May 2013, I was the third employee and there were 900,000 acres of soybeans planted in Manitoba. Today, there are seven fulltime and three seasonal employees and we are expecting up to 2,000,000 acres of...

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MPSG Job Posting: 2017 On-Farm Research Technician (8 or 12-month term position)

Posted: November 21, 2016

Click for Print Friendly Version (PDF) Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) is a non-profit commodity organization representing more than 3,800 farmers in Manitoba who grow soybeans, edible beans, peas and faba beans. Research and production are key focus areas that have expanded...

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MPSG Job Posting: 2017 Agronomy Engagement Intern (Summer Position)

Posted: November 21, 2016

Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) is a non-profit commodity organization representing more than 3,800 farmers in Manitoba who grow soybeans, edible beans, peas and faba beans. Research and production are key focus areas that have expanded significantly in the past three years....

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Research reveals predominant races of Phytophthora root rot in Manitoba soybeans

Posted: November 21, 2016

Carman, MB – November 21, 2016 – The most prevalent races of Phytophthora sojae (P. sojae) found in Manitoba soybean fields are Races 4, 25, 28 and 3, with Race 4 being most predominant, according to a groundbreaking study funded...

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MPSG Announces Why Pulses? Challenge Winners

Posted: October 25, 2016

  Carman, MB – October 25, 2016 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers is excited to announce the winners of its Why Pulses? Challenge, an initiative launched to celebrate and promote pulses during 2016, the UN-declared International Year of Pulses....

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MPSG and The Sentruhl Project announce Prairie Pulse: A Sunday Dinner

Posted: August 25, 2016

Carman, MB – August 25, 2016 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) and The Sentruhl Project are excited to announce a partnership promoting Manitoba pulses, Manitoba agriculture, and the joys of getting together with good people to eat food...

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New Pulse and Soybean Research Position Brings Industry Professional to the Classroom

Posted: August 17, 2016

A unique collaboration between the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) and the University of Manitoba has created an applied research position that will also help close the gap between the real world and classroom theory. “MPSG identified a need and...

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MPSG Announces Morden Pulse Tour

Posted: August 11, 2016

Carman, MB – August 11, 2016 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) is once again hosting its popular Pulse Research Tour at the Morden AAFC Research Station on August 23, 2016. Farmers and agronomists interested in learning about pulse and...

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European Union Approves Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ Soybeans

Posted: July 25, 2016

Carman, MB – July 25, 2016 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers would like to inform its farmers that the European Union (EU) has granted approval of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend™ soybeans, according to a press release issued by Monsanto...

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MPSG announces SMART Day, encourages farmers and agronomists to attend

Posted: July 11, 2016

Carman, MB – July 11, 2016  – It’s an exciting time of year for Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG). One of the association’s flagship events Soybean Management and Research Transfer (SMART) Day is around the corner. It’s taking place...

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Soybean Stop: Coffee, Tours, Agronomy

Posted: June 24, 2016

Join Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers on Thursday, June 30 at one or all of their On-Farm Network site stops for coffee, a field tour, and agronomic information related to iron chlorosis, inoculant, and seed treatment. See poster below for...

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Agriculture Minister to take Pulse Pledge, make statement citing health benefits of edible beans, peas, lentils

Posted: June 15, 2016

Carman, MB  – June 14, 2016 – Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers is pleased to announce that the Honourable Ralph Eichler, Minister of Agriculture, will be making a ministerial statement to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba on Thursday, June 16,...

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SMART Day 2016

Posted: June 2, 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended SMART Day! We had around 100 attendees and 13 presenters. Even though the weather was hot, much was learned!   Look for the event recap in the upcoming edition of Pulse Beat or read here!

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Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers strengthens program delivery, hires three summer students

Posted: May 12, 2016

Carman, MB – Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) is strengthening its commitment to deliver value to pulse and soybean farmers across the province. The association has hired three summer students focused exclusively on conducting independent research, implementing the association’s...

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MPSG Welcomes Manitoba’s New Agriculture Minister

Posted: May 3, 2016

Carman, MB – May 3, 2016 – The Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) wants to extend a friendly Manitoba welcome and a hearty congratulations to the province’s recently appointed agriculture minister, Ralph Eichler. Premier Brian Pallister announced his 12-person...

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MPSG Hires On-Farm Technician, Communications Director

Posted: April 12, 2016

Carman, MB – April 12, 2016 – Agriculture researcher Greg Bartley and communications professional Toban Dyck are joining the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) team, the association is pleased to announce. The additions represent an exciting time for MPSG,...

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MPSG’s Board of Directors elects new Chair, Vice-Chair

Posted: April 6, 2016

Carman, MB – April 6, 2016 – The Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers Association is pleased to announce the election of Jason Voth as Chair of its Board of Directors, and Frank Prince as Vice-Chair. Voth, an edible bean, soybean...

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