Pulse Beat

Pulse Beat is the official publication of the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers. Published 3 times per year, Pulse Beat delivers the following soybean and pulse information to our grower members:

  • Research results
  • Production information
  • Policy updates
  • Association business
  • News and events
  • Recipes and consumer education

In a survey of our grower members in Fall 2012, 83% of respondents indicated that they read Pulse Beat magazine and is regarded as one of the best producer group publications in Canada.

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Pulse Beat (December 2015)

Packed with content for farmers and consumers, the Fall/Winter 2015 edition of 'Pulse Beat' magazine is here! Read More


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Summer (2015)

Featuring: Quality of 2014 Canadian Soybeans; Soy Crush Plant Would Benefit Manitoba; Agronomic Research – Set Yourself Some Standards; Economics of White Mould Fungicide; 2015 Approved Funding for Research Summer 2015 Read More


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Spring (March 2015)

Featuring: A New Name for MPGA; Plating Pulses: A New Scene for Beans;  On-Farm Network Call for Farmers; Faba Bean – Makes a Resurgence on the Prairies Spring 2015 Read More


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Fall/Winter (December 2014)

In this issue: New Field Research Equipment Arrives; Intercropping Pea and Canola; Suitability of Pinto and Navy Bean for Direct Harvest; Soybean Multiple Seeding Dates – Field Scale Environment Fall/Winter Edition  **With Recipe Correction Read More


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Summer (June 2014)

In this issue: Involving growers in the research process – MPGA On-Farm Network®; Hiring professional advice for your farm – Manitoba Institute of Agrologists; MASC Insurance test area crop yields fare well in 2013; Soybean insect and disease scouting calendar; In... Read More


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Spring (March 2014)

Featured in this issue: Three Aussies abroad – Pulse Agronomy Team Study Tour; Organic Soybean Production in Manitoba; Anthracnose – What Edible Bean Growers Need to Remember; Membership survey response – What core activities should MPGA focus on?    ... Read More


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Fall/Winter (December) 2013

The Fall/Winter 2013 issue features research reports on Phosphorus Management for Soybeans, MPGA’s Soybean On-Farm Trials, an Update on Soybean Cyst Nematode, and more. Also included in this issue is an overview on how levy dollars are used and an... Read More


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Summer (June) 2013

In  this issue: MASC announces new insurance test areas; Final results are in! – 2012-13 Membership Survey; Pulse Variety Testing – Can we accelerate the release of data?; Field of vision: Soybean Diseases 101 – How to recognize a problem.  ... Read More


Spring (March 2013)

Highlights featured in this issue include reports on the various MPGA research projects such as Volunteer Canola in Soybean, Soybean Cyst Nematode, and 2012 Field Pea, Dry Bean and Soybean Research. This issue also has the preliminary results of the 2012/2013 membership survey and... Read More


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Fall/Winter (December) 2012

This issue of the Fall/Winter 2012 Pulse Beat features research reports on both the 2012 navy bean and soybean field scale evaluations, as well as a report on how Canadian pulses are being tested to fight childhood obesity.  Also included... Read More