Production Resources

Download the latest production resources (field guides, fact sheets) developed to assist farmers and agronomists with soybean and pulse crop production.

 

Root Rot in Peas and Lentils

Posted: December 23, 2016

Root rot in peas and lentils is caused by a complex of diseases that affect the below ground portion of the developing plant, leading to poor performing pulse crops.

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Soybean Plant Development

Posted: August 3, 2016

Soybean development stages and key crop scouting activities. Soybean Plant Development

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Be aware of market risks involved with crop protection products this season

Posted: August 2, 2016

Pulse growers are advised to be aware of possible marketing restrictions that may arise from using certain crop protection products this season. More than 85% of Canada’s pulse production is exported to feed the world. Market access is important to...

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Soybean Fertility Fact Sheet

Posted: May 13, 2016

This brand new soybean fertility fact sheet outlines general fertility requirements (N-P-K-S) for soybeans in Manitoba. Included is a special focus on inoculation strategies based on On-Farm research trials that were completed in 2015. Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) is also...

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Soybean Insect and Disease Scouting Calender

Posted: April 17, 2016

Updated April 2016. This new resource will assist growers and agronomists with soybean crop scouting throughout the summer. The calender outlines growth stages as well as soybean insects and diseases that should be monitored in soybean fields throughout the growing season....

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Field Pea Production Tips

Posted: April 13, 2016

New! April 2016. A quick guide to basic agronomic recommendations, field selection considerations and crop staging for field peas.  All registered in-crop and pre-emergent herbicide options are listed.  Results from multi-input field studies decipher which inputs to focus on to maximize returns....

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Soybean Maturity Guide

Posted: August 24, 2015

How far away are your soybeans from maturity and harvest? Use this visual guide to assess soybean staging as the crop nears maturity. The field view should be used in addition to close inspection of the uppermost nodes on the...

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Soybean Insect and Disease Identification Guide

Posted: July 30, 2015

Updated April 2016. A complete guide to soybean disease and insect identification of pests affecting soybeans in Manitoba. Refer to this summary of soybean insects and diseases during crop monitoring this growing season. Guide includes all modern, high resolution colour...

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Fungicide Decision Worksheet for Managing White Mould in Dry Bean

Posted: July 10, 2015

Use this worksheet for dry bean fields to assess the risk of white mould infection. The risk score along with yield potential and crop value can be used to aid in the decision of whether or not a fungicide application...

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Phosphorus Fertilization Strategies

Posted: March 23, 2015

Did you know? Soybeans remove 0.84 lbs P per bushel, which means a 40 bu/ac  soybean crop removes 34 lbs P/ac. Attention must be paid to ensure a proper fertilization strategy is adopted to ensure application rates are meeting removal...

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Soybean Seed Treatments Risk Assessment

Posted: March 17, 2015

Updated April 2016.  Seed treatments are an early season management tool available for farmers to help protect against seed and seedling diseases and prevent damage from insects. This document was developed to assist farmers and agronomists in deciding when a seed...

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Root Rot in Pea and Lentil in Western Canada

Posted: March 17, 2015

Root rot is a major limiting factor to pea and lentil (and other pulses) production in western Canada. The disease complex affects the below ground portion of developing plants, leading to poor performing pulse crops. The organisms that cause the...

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Soybean Staging Guide

Posted: March 17, 2015

Updated April 2016. This picture guide will assist growers and agronomists with soybean growth staging. Understanding growth stages is important for identifying optimum stages for scouting activities: plant stand assessments, herbicide applications, nodule evaluation, estimating yield and predicting time to...

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Growing Pulses

Posted: March 17, 2015

Pulse crops can be planted under conventional, minimum till or zero till production systems with a wide range of seeding equipment including: double disc press drills, hoe drills, discers, row-crop planters, air drills and air seeders. Lentils, peas, and chickpeas...

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