Getting it Right

Attention Pulse and Soybean Farmers! MPSG is excited to present its annual, farmer-exclusive, Getting it Right Production Meeting in 2023.

Getting it Right is a half-day, farmer-focused event, equipping Manitoba’s soybean and pulse growers with the tools required to face production challenges and market access issues. This event offers an opportunity for farmers to see where their MPSG research investments are going.

Getting it Right will be held in-person at the Canad-Inns, Portage la Prairie on March 8, 2023.


  • 8:30 Registration Opens
  • 9:00 Plenary from Daryl Domitruk, Executive Director, MPSG
  • 9:30 Table Talks*
  • 10:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:45 Table Talks*
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 Adjourn

*Table Talks are 25-minute, interactive sessions with expert researchers and extension specialists. Choose to attend four of the following:

  • Soybean Yield Potential – Kristen MacMillan, University of Manitoba
  • Intercrop Successes and Lessons – Scott Chalmers, Western Agricultural Diversification Organization (WADO)
  • Improving and Measuring Soil Health – Steven Crittenden, AAFC-Brandon; John Heard and Marla Riekman, Manitoba Agriculture
  • Choosing the Right Variety for Your Fields – Dennis Lange, Manitoba Agriculture
  • On-Farm Network Results: Disease ID and Management – Laura Schmidt, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
  • Insects of Concern in Soybeans and Pulses – John Gavloski, Manitoba Agriculture
  • Weeds to Watch for and Managing Tough Weeds in Uncompetitive Crops – Kim Brown-Livingston, Manitoba Agriculture
  • Pulse Grading with the Canadian Grain Commission – Evan Thomas and Chris Fleury, Canadian Grain Commission


Previous Meetings

2022 Virtual Presentation:
2022 Presentation Quick Links:
  • 0:00 Introduction & Welcome – Daryl Domitruk
  • 16:35 Soybean Protein – Dr. James House
  • 44:58 Delmar Commodities – Keith Friesen
  • 1:10:29 Aphanomyces Root Rot and Peas – Dr. Syama Chatterton
  • 1:41:39 Soybean Cyst Nematode – Dr. Mario Tenuta
  • 2:16:37 MPSG’s On-Farm Network Hot Topics – Laura Schmidt

2020 Presentations:
2020 Table Talk Presentation Information*:
*Please note, due to the discussion-based, round-table style of  Table Talks, slides are not directly available. Relevant information is available in the associated links.

2019 Presentations:

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This free event is open to Manitoba pulse and soybean farmers only. Farmers must be members in good standing with MPSG. Pre-registration is required.