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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

Pulse Market Insight #144

What’s the Outlook for Peas? Usually as the crop season progresses, market outlooks get clearer and more straightforward. That certainly isn’t the case in 2019. Production outcomes actually seem to...

Jun 24 2019

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Jun 22/19

Grain prices have remained very strong across the prairies given drought conditions in the prairies and significant moisture in the Midwest. There has been rain in key parts of Alberta and Saskatchewa...

Jun 24 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Jun 22/19

Grain prices have remained very strong across the prairies given drought conditions in the prairies and significant moisture in the Midwest. There has been rain in key parts of Alberta and Saskatchewa...

Jun 24 2019

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Jun 8/19

Grain prices have firmed across the prairies due to a combination of extremely dry conditions in the prairies inhibiting crop development, as well as US Midwest planting being well behind historical n...

Jun 08 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Jun 8/19

Grain prices have firmed across the prairies due to a combination of extremely dry conditions in the prairies inhibiting crop development, as well as US Midwest planting being well behind historical n...

Jun 08 2019

Field Heroes: Think beneficials before you spray!

Get to know the heroes and villains in your pulses!...

Jun 07 2019

Pulse Market Insight #143

Are Pulse Exports Really That Bad? Ever since (actually before) India started imposing its import barriers, there had been a lot of concern about export potential for Canadian pulses. And there was...

Jun 07 2019

Looking to Lower Your Grain Conditioning Costs and Increase Efficiencies?

Team Alberta is seeking farmers interested in participating in a three-year study to assess the on-farm energy consumption and efficiency of grain conditioning systems. The goal is to assess various s...

May 29 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

Feed Pea Benchmark Report May 10/19

Wheat, barley and corn have remained flat the last couple of weeks as planting continues. Dryness in central Saskatchewan has likely maintained grain prices a little firmer than expected. Proteins hav...

May 10 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark May 10/19

Wheat, barley and corn have remained flat the last couple of weeks as planting continues. Dryness in central Saskatchewan has likely maintained grain prices a little firmer than expected. Proteins hav...

May 10 2019

Pulse Market Insight #140

Will 2019 Acreage Shifts Influence Pulse Markets? Every year, there’s plenty of uncertainty about seeded area with analysts and traders making their guesses about farmers’ decision-making. This yea...

Apr 26 2019

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Apr. 27/19

Wheat and barley have softened in Alberta while maintaining prices from the previous 2 weeks in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. DDGS is starting to drop and there was a recent drop in soybean meal although...

Apr 26 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Apr. 27/19

Wheat and barley have softened in Alberta while maintaining prices from the previous 2 weeks in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. DDGS is starting to drop and there was a recent drop in soybean meal although...

Apr 26 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

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Mar. 30/19

We have seen feed grains pricing as flat over the past couple weeks with proteins up due to futures and weakening currency. Feed peas have been slowly weakening in price, hitting a range of $270-275 t...

Apr 01 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Report Mar. 30/19

We have seen feed grains pricing as flat over the past couple weeks with proteins up due to futures and weakening currency. Feed peas have been slowly weakening in price, hitting a range of $270-275 t...

Apr 01 2019

Farmer participation needed for Team Alberta grain conditioning study

Team Alberta is seeking farmer participation for a grain conditioning study that will assess on-farm energy consumption and efficiency of grain drying and conditioning systems. The data obtained fr...

Mar 29 2019

Pulse Market Insight #138

What to Make of India’s Pulse Crop Estimates?: The Indian rabi pulse crop outlook has been a source of keen interest over the past few months as Canadian farmers (and analysts) try to get a handle ...

Mar 18 2019

Feed Pea Benchmark Report Mar. 17/19

Feed barley and feed wheat have maintained firm prices over the past couple weeks with concerns about availability during road bans and planting season in April and May. Proteins have remained relat...

Mar 17 2019

Faba Bean Feed Benchmark Mar. 17/19

Feed barley and feed wheat have maintained firm prices over the past couple weeks with concerns about availability during road bans and planting season in April and May. Proteins have remained relat...

Mar 17 2019