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Pea Leaf Weevil Risk Map from 2018 Survey Season

The annual pea leaf weevil (PLW) survey that is conducted by the Alberta Insect Pest Monitoring Network was released in early December. This important tool can provide insight into PLW pressure in y...

Dec 13 2018

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Dec. 9/18

Values for all feed grains across western Canada remained relatively stable over the past two weeks. Corn DDGS prices continued to trend higher due to a weaker Canadian dollar and higher freight cos...

Dec 09 2018

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Dec. 9/18

Values for all feed grains across western Canada remained relatively stable over the past two weeks. Corn DDGS prices continued to trend higher due to a weaker Canadian dollar and higher freight cos...

Dec 09 2018

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Nov. 25/18

Values for all feed ingredients across western Canada remained relatively stable over the past two weeks with a few exceptions. Feed barley and wheat prices increased by $5-10/T in Alberta based on ...

Nov 25 2018

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Nov. 25/18

Values for all feed ingredients across western Canada remained relatively stable over the past two weeks with a few exceptions. Feed barley and wheat prices increased by $5-10/T in Alberta based on ...

Nov 25 2018

Pulse Market Insight #181

What’s the Latest in India? The impact of Indian trade restrictions has faded in the pea market thanks to much stronger demand from China. Even so, the market situation there is still dominating ...

Nov 23 2018

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Nov. 11/18

Values for all feed ingredients across western Canada remained stable over the past two weeks as harvesting activities near completion. US harvest progress for corn and soybeans regained some ground...

Nov 13 2018

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Nov. 11/18

Values for all feed ingredients across western Canada remained stable over the past two weeks as harvesting activities near completion. US harvest progress for corn and soybeans regained some ground...

Nov 13 2018

Pulse Market Insight #180

Pea Exports Solid but Don’t Need to be Spectacular - There was a lot of hand wringing earlier this year about the loss of India as a buyer of peas. While that’s certainly had an impact on the ma...

Nov 09 2018

Alberta Pulse Growers launches new app for Regional Variety Trials and news in real time

Alberta pulse producers can now download a smartphone app that allows them to search data from Regional Variety Trials (RVT) relevant to their zone and receive up-to-the-minute news from the Alberta...

Nov 06 2018

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Oct. 28/18

Values for all ingredients in Manitoba remained largely unchanged over the past two weeks. However, feed barley and wheat prices in Saskatchewan and Alberta declined sharply as better weather allowe...

Oct 29 2018

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Oct. 28/18

Values for all ingredients in Manitoba remained largely unchanged over the past two weeks. However, feed barley and wheat prices in Saskatchewan and Alberta declined sharply as better weather allowe...

Oct 29 2018

Pulse Market Insight #179

Are Dry Bean Markets Getting Interesting? In our last Pulse Market Insight, we try to show that it’s not doom and gloom for all pulses; faba bean prices have been spiking on short supplies in nea...

Oct 26 2018

Pulse Market Insight #178

Fababeans on Fire: With all the negative news going on in pulse markets these days, it’s nice to report that there one or two bright spots as well. Last year, fababeans fell out of favour with som...

Oct 15 2018

Team Alberta providing input to government to help farmers deal with over $3 billion in unharvested crops

Team Alberta is alerting Alberta Agriculture and Forestry officials to over $3 billion in crops that remain in the field to ensure government agencies are prepared to respond promptly to unharvested...

Oct 11 2018

Team Alberta says PMRA’s proposed cancellation of Strychnine could cause severe economic consequences for farmers in controlling gopher populations

With the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposing the complete cancellation of Strychnine for its use in controlling Richardson’s Ground Squirrel (gopher) populations, Team Alberta says fa...

Oct 04 2018

Fall 2018 Pulse Crop News

Welcome to the Fall 2018 issue of Pulse Crop News. This edition includes stories about Plot to Field research, PAMI research into drying pulses, regional meeting dates, where to find Alberta pulse d...

Sep 17 2018