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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

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Jul 19/19

Grain prices in Alberta and Saskatchewan have continued to soften with the rain a few weeks back mitigating drought conditions. High corn prices have kept prices fairly firm in Manitoba. There is stil...

Jul 19 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Jul 19/19

Grain prices in Alberta and Saskatchewan have continued to soften with the rain a few weeks back mitigating drought conditions. High corn prices have kept prices fairly firm in Manitoba. There is stil...

Jul 19 2019

Pulse Market Insight #146

What to Make of the Crop Ratings? Throughout the growing season, there are plenty of opinions about crop yields and how they will affect the markets. There are also many ways that these opinions ar...

Jul 19 2019

Pulse Market Insight #145

What’s the Outlook for Lentils? Over the past few months, there have been a few flickers of life in lentil prices but for the most part, bids have been stuck in a fairly narrow sideways channel. Be...

Jul 05 2019

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Jul 5/19

Grain prices spiked across the prairies late June although the rain over the last few weeks has softened pricing by a few dollars. The WASDA report on Friday gave a brighter outlook for corn supply wh...

Jul 05 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Jul 5/19

Grain prices spiked across the prairies late June although the rain over the last few weeks has softened pricing by a few dollars. The WASDA report on Friday gave a brighter outlook for corn supply wh...

Jul 05 2019

Keep it Clean! to Host Interactive Webinar for Retailers and Agronomists

Keep it Clean! recognizes that agronomists and ag retailers are trusted advisors for their farmer customers, and therefore play a crucial role in communicating important information on all aspects o...

Jul 03 2019

New Lentil Staging Guide Now Available

The New Lentil Reproductive and Maturity Guide is here to help identify the lentil stage for proper application of pesticide products and harvest management strategies....

May 21 2019

Spring/Summer 2019 Pulse Crop News

Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Pulse Crop News. Click here for the full pdf. This edition includes stories about APG’s new Chair and Directors, Aphanomyces Root Rot Update, 2019 Grower Adv...

May 16 2019

Pulse Market Insight #141

So What Do StatsCan Stocks Numbers Tell Us? One of the most underwatched sets of StatsCan estimates is the March 31 Stocks Report. And yet it can sometimes yield helpful information about crop supp...

May 10 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