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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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New Soybean Variety Awaiting EU Approval

Posted: April 5, 2016

Carman, MB – As of April 5, 2016 Monsanto’s Round Up Ready 2 Xtend soybeans have yet to receive regulatory approval from the European Union, one of the most valuable markets for Canadian soybeans, with an export value of more...

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Kid Bean Debuts to Enthusiastic Crowds!

Posted: March 1, 2016

Carman, MB – A six-foot tall kidney bean wearing sneakers and a baseball cap is now touring Manitoba with the message that pulses are good for people and good for the planet. Kid Bean, the new mascot for Manitoba Pulse...

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Kid Bean and the Bean Team

Posted: February 23, 2016

Say hello to Kid Bean! Six feet tall and forever young-at-heart, Kid Bean is traveling Manitoba, meeting people of all ages and helping them learn more about pulse crops. Along with good friends Lindsey and Brandon, Kid Bean is ready...

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WHY PULSES? CHALLENGE

Posted: February 23, 2016

To celebrate and promote pulses during the 2016 International Year of Pulses, Manitoba Pulse & Soybeans Growers (MPSG) has launched the Why Pulses? Challenge for schools and community groups. In 2016, MPSG will award $50,000 to deserving ideas that increase...

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Pulse Crop Prices Jump

Posted: February 18, 2016

The low loonie, bad weather in India and the International Year of Pulses are contributing to record-breaking prices for pulse crops in 2016. Read the CBC News story.

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MPSG Launches ‘Pulse Pledge’ Campaign

Posted: January 8, 2016

Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers (MPSG) has launched a province-wide, year-long campaign to deliver the message that pulses are good for people and good for the planet. In 2016, Manitobans of all ages will be encouraged to...

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MPSG and ‘Year of Pulses’ Profiled in MB Co-operator

Posted: November 27, 2015

Read about the '2016 International Year of Pulses' in this Manitoba Co-operator article.

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