Agronomy


Pulse Market Insight #151

How are Lentil Supplies Looking? In the last Pulse Market Insight, we looked at pea supplies in 2019/20 with a bit of concern. The lentil situation is similar. Just like peas, we were surprised thi...

Oct 11 2019

New website highlights Team Alberta policy positions

Team Alberta launched a website today that showcases its important role in policy advocacy on behalf of Alberta’s crop farmers. Team Alberta, which represents approximately 20,000 farmer members of...

Oct 07 2019

Pulse Market Insight #150

Bigger Pea Crops are Concerning Based on the mediocre prices for peas (particularly yellows) going into the planting season, I was surprised that Canadian farmers boosted acreage by 20% this spring...

Sep 30 2019

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

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