Agronomy


Complete a survey to help promote benefits of Canadian pulses

Canadian pea and lentil growers are needed to help promoting the environmental benefit of Canadian pulses. Complete a survey on your production methods here by Feb. 7 for a chance to win a $1,000 Am...

Jan 14 2020

Pulse Market Insight #156

Dry Bean Market Comes Alive Of all the crops affected by the ugly harvest weather in 2019, dry beans were probably hit the hardest. The extremely wet fall did a real number on the crop quality an...

Jan 13 2020

TEAM ALBERTA NOTICE OF FARMER LED RESEARCH CONSULTATIONS

Team Alberta urges all farmers and ranchers in Alberta to take part in this government process to decide the future of agricultural research in Alberta. We highly recommend that all farmers provide ...

Jan 10 2020

Pulse Market Insight #155

What to Watch for in Early 2020 This is the time of year when all sorts of people get nostalgic, looking back at the past year and making forecasts for the coming year. I’m not much of one for lo...

Dec 20 2019

New Pea Leaf Weevil Maps for Alberta

Updated resources showing the expansion of Pea Leaf Weevil in Alberta up to 2019 are now available....

Dec 13 2019

Pulse Market Insight #154

Quality Issues in 2019 Pulse Crops Even in early December, some cereal and oilseed crops are still in the field but almost all pulses are in the bin. While pulses are in a better position than some...

Dec 06 2019

Nematodes on the Canadian Prairies that Farmers & Industry Should Know to Protect Yields - Recorded Webinar

Dr. Mario Tenuta, Professor of Applied Soil Ecology at the University of Manitoba, has conducted extensive research into plant and soil nematodes across the Prairies.This webinar looks at nematodes, h...

Nov 28 2019

Team Alberta welcomes Farm Freedom and Safety Act

Click to read the news release from Team Alberta. ...

Nov 21 2019

Government of Canada Must Intervene to End CN Strike

Click to read the news release from Pulse Canada and the Canadian Special Crops Association....

Nov 20 2019

Team Alberta urges aggressive action on BRM programs, trade and carbon tax exemptions after ‘Harvest from Hell’

With the ‘Harvest from Hell’ still ongoing, major trade disruptions still blocking farm exports into important global markets, business risk management (BRM) programs that are ill-equipped to mitigate...

Nov 13 2019

Pulse Market Insight #153

Early Export Performance Offers Optimism for Some Pulses It’s only one quarter into the 2019/20 marketing year, but there are already some strong clues from early export performance that could carr...

Nov 08 2019

The Ongoing Stress of #Harvest19 – Help is a click or call away

The 2019 growing season and harvest will be one for the record books and not necessarily in a good way. A cooler than normal growing season coupled with below average moisture in early spring was expe...

Oct 30 2019

Market Access Update on India

Watch this video sharing information on the latest update on Canadian pulse market access to India. The video is provided by Pulse Canada. Alberta Pulse Growers is a proud member of Pulse Canada. ...

Oct 28 2019

Pulse Market Insight #152

What Kind of Signals Are Coming From India? There’s been a lot of digital ink spilled about developments in Indian pulse markets over the last two years but it seems a lot of the noise has subsided...

Oct 25 2019

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

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