April 14, 2021 Manitoba is currently facing an early, dry spring. Seedbed preparation and planting have already begun for a…
New! A fact sheet developed specifically for organic pea growers to provide best agronomic practices from field selection to harvest.
New! Use this decision worksheet while scouting to determine if your pea field needs foliar fungicide.
Information on field pea acres, including seeded acre maps, a graph depicting fluctuation over the past decade and variety market share reports.
Laura Schmidt, PAg, MSc, Production Specialist – West, MPSG – Spring 2021 Pulse Beat Pulse and soybean farmers are no…
Dr. Syama Chatterton, Plant Pathologist, Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Aphanomyces root rot is historically the most destructive…
This guide provides a summary of 2020 variety evaluation data from various locations across Manitoba to help you select the best varieties for your farm.
Crop desiccation has become an increasingly hot topic. In part due to consumer demand for pesticide-free products, variable maximum residue limits (MRLs) across export markets and the negative spotlight on glyphosate.
It doesn’t mean desiccation is off-limits. But we need to understand the limitations of late-season herbicide. Especially when it comes to crops destined for human consumption, including field peas and dry edible beans.
While doing general field scouting of pulse and soybean crops, it is not unusual to find a lot of insects in the fields.
A timeline that indicates when to scout for field pea insect and disease pests, and their impact on production and quality.
Bacterial Blight (Pseudomonas syringae) Bacterial blight in peas first appears as dark-green, water-soaked lesions on the leaves, stipules, pods and…
Timing Field pea root nodules can form as early as 14 days after emergence. However, proper nodulation assessment should take…
Manitoba is currently facing its third dry season in a row, as 2019 is shaping up to be another dry year.
The status of herbicide resistant weeds in Manitoba and which species to keep an eye on.
How to scout for and manage cutworms in pulse and soybean crops. When to scout, what to look for and when to pull the trigger.
Combine cleanout can be a time-consuming endeavour. It is a necessity in today’s world with food allergens, herbicide-resistance weeds and other potential pests such as soybean cyst nematode.
Ascochyta (Mycosphaerella) Blight in field peas: symptoms and management.