Presented by The Western Producer, Manitoba Co-operator and Grainews, the Hot Topics in Commodities series will include features on wheat, canola, soybeans, pulses, corn, oats and sunflowers. In partnership with commodity organizations across the prairies, sessions will include experts in topics related to the featured commodities including plant health, producer programs, disease management and markets updates.
Hot Topics in Commodities: Soybeans
Putting Soybeans to Work on Your Farm
A 45-minute presentation featuring soybean research from MPSG’s Agronomist-in-Residence Kristen P. MacMillan from the Applied Pulse & Soybean Research Lab. Starting from the beginning of the video, going until 45:00.
Hot Topics in Commodities: Pulses
Featuring pea root rot research from Dr. Syama Chatterton from AAFC – Lacombe and dry bean research from MPSG’s Agronomist-in-Residence Kristen P. MacMillan from the Applied Pulse & Soybean Research Lab.
- The Complex Tale Behind Root Rot in Peas – start at 2:42
- Dr. Syama Chatterton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Plant Pathologist, provides on update on her current research on pea root rot, focusing on the complex of pathogens that cause pea root rot and why this makes managing this disease difficult. The presentation highlights the major pathogens involved, the key aspects of their life cycles that contribute to disease, and lessons learned from field trials aimed at evaluating management options for pea root rot.
- Dry Bean Agronomy Update from the Agronomist-in-Residence program at the U of M – start at 1:32:50
- The soybean and pulse agronomy research team has been investigating nitrogen rates, inoculants, crop sequence and residue management practices for dry beans in Manitoba. Tune in to hear from Kristen MacMillan on the latest results and insights on these dry bean production practices. Kristen MacMillan is the research agronomist-in-residence at the University of Manitoba.