2014 Western Canada Soybean Trial

The 2014 WESTERN CANADA SOYBEAN RECOMMENDATION TRIALS will provide regional performance data of registered varieties. The data will be made available to all provinces in Western Canada for possible inclusion in the provincial seed guides and the 2014 Pulse Variety Evaluation insert. Only Round-up Ready soybean varieties that will be actively marketed in 2015 are eligible for entry in this trial.

Depending on the size of the trial, the Soybean Committee of the Manitoba Pulse Growers Association reserves the right to limit the number of entries per company.

New for 2014: Companies can submit two entries at no charge, but there will be an entry fee of $900 for each additional variety.

Trial Locations:
Manitoba – Carberry (irrigated and dryland), Boissevain, Roblin, Hamiota, Melita
Saskatchewan – Outlook (dryland & irrigated), Redvers, Rosthern, Saskatoon, Sutherland, Yorkton
Alberta – Bow Island (dryland and irrigated)

The trial will be designed as a Randomized Complete Block with 3 replicates. Most of the cooperators are experienced with growing soybeans but since they are likely the only soybeans grown in the area, there is the potential for trials to be lost to rabbits, deer and grasshoppers.

Site locations and seed requirements are found on the attached Manitoba Western Canada entry form.

** Please use one form for each entry **
Entry forms can be downloaded here.

April 4th is the absolute deadline for receipt of ENRTY FORMS to:

Sandy Robinson
Manitoba Pulse Growers Association
Box 1760
Carman, MB R0G 0J0
(204) 745-6488 office
(204) 745-6213 fax

April 17th is the absolute deadline for receipt of BARE SEED with seed identification to:

Keith Murphy
Murphy et al Inc.
16 Lowell Place
Winnipeg, MB R3T 4H8
(204) 261-3055 phone

If you cannot meet the form or seed deadlines, or have any questions regarding the 2014 Western Canada Soybean Trial, please contact:

Dennis Lange
Farm Production Advisor
Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
(204) 324-4483

Sandy Robinson
Business Manager
Manitoba Pulse Growers Association
(204) 745-6488