Kristen Podolsky has been the Production Specialist with Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) since 2013. In this position, Kristen uses her experience from countless hours in the field, and on the research farm, to develop and deliver production knowledge to farmers and the industry.
Kristen has also developed MPSG’s research strategy, which aims to ensure relevant production questions are being addressed and knowledge is being transferred to improve production and profitability for soybean farmers.
Kristen brings both technical and practical experience to the industry as she strives to bridge the gap between production and research. She is involved in grain and beef production on the family farm in eastern Manitoba, including soybeans of course. Kristen holds a Master’s of Science degree in Plant Science, a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agriculture, and a General Agriculture Diploma, all from the University of Manitoba. She is also a Professional Agrologist.