Production Resources

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

 

Soybean Production Guidelines

Posted: May 9, 2017

New! Refer to the Soybean Production Guidelines fact sheet for basic agronomic recommendations including field and variety selection, seeding, fertility, pest management, and harvest and storage. This resource was developed by production specialists and researchers from the University of Manitoba,...

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Soybean Insect and Disease Identification Guide

Posted: May 9, 2017

Refer to this visual guide for soybean insect and disease identification during the growing season in Manitoba. It is important to be on the lookout for upcoming pests, such as soybean cyst nematode, although it is not yet confirmed in Manitoba. Soybean Insect and...

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Soybean Seed Treatment Risk Assessment

Posted: May 9, 2017

Refer to our updated Soybean Seed Treatment Risk Assessment for information on the effectiveness of seed treatments against early season insects and diseases. Updates include On-Farm Network research results from 2015 to 2016, and a risk assessment of soybean seedling diseases...

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Soybean Fertility Fact Sheet

Posted: May 9, 2017

This soybean fertility fact sheet outlines general fertility requirements (N-P-K-S) for soybeans in Manitoba. Information is provided for single vs. double inoculation strategies based on On-Farm Network research results from 2013 to 2015. A special focus is also placed on...

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Field Pea Production Guidelines

Posted: May 9, 2017

Refer to these updated Field Pea Production Guidelines for basic agronomic recommendations including field selection, seeding, growth staging, crop protection and harvest. Results from multi-input field studies are also included to decipher which inputs can be used to increase yield. Field Pea Production Guidelines...

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Soybean Plant Development Guide

Posted: May 9, 2017

This guide provides images and a timeline of soybean development stages throughout the growing season. Key crop scouting activities, and when they should occur during this timeline, are also highlighted in this guide. Soybean Plant Development Guide Updated: May 2017

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Soybean Insect and Disease Scouting Calendar

Posted: May 9, 2017

This scouting calendar was developed to assist Manitoba farmers and agronomists with soybean insect and disease scouting activities throughout the growing season. It indicates which insects and diseases to scout for, when to scout for them, and the potential impact on production and...

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Soybean Growth Staging Guide

Posted: May 9, 2017

This visual guide was created to assist growers and agronomists with identifying soybean growth stages. This is important for timing scouting activities such as plant stand assessments, herbicide applications, nodule evaluation, yield estimates and maturity staging. Use this guide along with our...

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Soybean Maturity Guide

Posted: May 9, 2017

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

Posted: May 9, 2017

Do you have questions about crop protection products and maximum residue levels (MRLs) in your pulse crops? Market access is important to the Canadian pulse industry, but certain products can lead to potential market restrictions. Refer to this guide to ensure...

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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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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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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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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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