Pulse and Soybean Variety Guide

The performance of soybean, dry (edible) bean, field pea, faba bean and lentil varieties is tested at multiple locations across Manitoba each year. The purpose of this variety testing program is to provide independent, unbiased data to help you select the best varieties suited to your farm. Find yield, maturity and other agronomic information summarized in the guides linked below.

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Current Guides


Soybean Protein by Variety

Field Pea Protein by Variety

2020 Variety Trial Locations

Herbicide Tolerant Soybeans – Eastern ManitobaArborg, Beausejour, Carman, Morris, Portage, St. Adolphe, Stonewall
Herbicide Tolerant Soybeans – Western ManitobaBoissevain, Dauphin, Hamiota, Melita, Minto, Swan River
Conventional Soybeans – Eastern ManitobaArborg, Beausejour, Carman, Melita, Morris, Portage, St. Adolphe, Stonewall
Conventional Soybeans – Western ManitobaCarberry, Melita
First-Year Entry SoybeansHamiota, Melita, Minto, Morris, St. Adolphe
Dry Beans – Narrow RowsMelita, Minto, Morden, Portage
Dry Beans – Wide RowsCarman, Morden, Portage, Winkler
Field PeasArborg, Boissevain, Carberry, Hamiota, Melita, Morden, Portage, Roblin, Swan River
Faba BeansRoblin, Stonewall
LentilsHamiota, Melita


Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers would like to thank the following organizations who assist with organizing, establishing and managing the crop variety evaluations:

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
  • Ag-Quest
  • Canada-Manitoba Crop Diversification Centres (CMCDC)
  • Manitoba Agriculture
  • Manitoba Crop Variety Evaluation Team (MCVET)
  • Murphy et al Inc.
  • New Era Ag Technologies
  • Parkland Crop Diversification Foundation (PCDF)
  • Prairies East Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (PESAI)
  • Westman Agriculture Development Organization (WADO)