Hot Topics in Commodities: Pulses

March 2021

Featuring pea root rot research from Dr. Syama Chatterton, plant pathologist at AAFC – Lacombe, and dry bean research from the MPSG-funded Soybean and Pulse Agronomy Lab led by Kristen P. MacMillan at the University of Manitoba.

The Complex Tale Behind Root Rot in Peas – start at 2:42

Dr. Syama Chatterton 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 – start at 1:32:50

The Soybean and Pulse Agronomy lab has been investigating nitrogen rates, inoculants, crop sequence and residue management practices for dry beans in Manitoba. Tune in to hear Kristen MacMillan discuss the latest results and insights on these dry bean production practices.

Hot Topics in Commodities: Soybeans

February 2021

Putting Soybeans to Work on Your FarmĀ 

A 45-minute presentation featuring soybean research from MPSG’s Agronomist-in-Residence Kristen P. MacMillan from the Applied Pulse & Soybean Research Lab. From the beginning of the video until 45:00.

Your Fields, Your Results: Findings from the On-Farm Network

February 2021

Brought to you by the Manitoba Crop Alliance and Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, this one-hour webinar covered the following results from the On-Farm Network:

  • Corn nitrogen rates and timings
  • Wheat fusarium head blight management fungicide timings
  • Soybean seeding rates (start at 25:30)
  • Soybean row spacings
  • Foliar fungicides for soybeans, dry beans, field peas and faba beans

Managing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in Soybeans

July 2020

In this recorded webinar, Dr. Charles Geddes, Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Lethbridge, provides a recap of Manitoba-based research on volunteer canola management in soybeans and the latest updates on how to mitigate and manage herbicide-resistant weeds in Western Canada.

Nematodes on the Canadian Prairies that Farmers and Industry Should Know to Protect Yields and Markets

November 2019

In this webinar, Dr. Mario Tenuta explains the findings from his current research on plant and soil nematodes, how they affect pulse crops grown on the Prairies, and how this pest could create potential market access barriers for Canadian pulse crops.

This webinar was co-hosted by Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers, and Alberta Pulse Growers.