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Team Alberta asks party leaders to explain how major agriculture issues will be addressed in party platforms

With the federal election slated for October 21, 2019, Team Alberta is seeking answers on how Canada’s party leaders will address the issues most important to farmers before they cast their vote. R...

Sep 19 2019

Improved Management of Stored Pulses Updated Guidelines

Alberta Pulse Growers is pleased to have worked with PAMI to build updated guidelines for aeration and storage of peas and lentils. ...

Sep 16 2019

Pulse Market Insight #149

How Will Delays Affect Pulse Markets? It looks like 2019 is going to remind analysts who think they have the market all figured out that the weather has the final word about the outlook, even this ...

Sep 13 2019

Desiccation & Pre-Harvest Timing of Faba Beans Video

Learn more about desiccation and pre-harvest timing for faba beans from APG Policy and Programs Specialist Nevin Rosaasen in this video....

Sep 09 2019

Fall 2019 Pulse Crop News

Welcome to the Fall 2019 issue of Pulse Crop News. Highlights include Plant Based Protein Research, New U of A Entomology Research Position, Organic Pulse Grower Numbers Rising, and more. Click the l...

Sep 05 2019

Pulse Market Insight #148

What Did Farmers Tell StatsCan? The recent StatsCan yield and production report provided a bit more direction for pulse markets but should really still be seen as a trial balloon. The survey was co...

Aug 30 2019

Desiccation & Pre-Harvest Timing Video

Learn more about desiccation and pre-harvest timing for peas from APG Research Manager Dr. Jenn Walker in this video....

Aug 26 2019

Harvesting and Storing Pulse Crops

The annual migration of the sun across the horizon coincides with harvest and the arrival of new crop. Pulse growers are often the first out harvesting, either peas, lentils or chickpeas. Faba beans a...

Aug 21 2019

Pulse Market Insight #147

Where Will All the Peas Go? Here in western Canada, we spend a lot of time thinking about how big the pulse crops will be; and rightfully so. Canada still dominates the global pulse trade and suppl...

Aug 16 2019

Staging Lentil Crops

Accurately staging a pulse crop, in this case lentils, is incredibly important to ensure farmers aren’t losing yield, crop quality or ending up with product residues in the final sample....

Aug 12 2019

Growers May Face Marketing Restrictions For Lentils Treated with Glufosinate

Alberta Pulse Growers has been made aware of a grain company (and the potential for others) that will no longer be accepting lentils treated with glufosinate ammonium....

Jul 31 2019

2019 Grower Advisory

The latest information on crop protection products that pulse growers should be aware of using for the 2019 growing season is now available....

Apr 02 2019