Agronomy


Qualified Alberta Pulse Growers Eligible for 32.5% Tax Credit for Investing in Research

The Alberta Pulse Growers Commission has confirmed that 32.5 per cent of eligible producers’ 2019 check-off payment is eligible for the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax cre...

Feb 24 2020

Pulse Market Insight #158

Farmers’ Planting Plans Have a Lot to Say The title of this article might fall into the category of “blindingly obvious”. Of course, farmers’ acreage decisions are one of the main variables in any ...

Feb 21 2020

Pulse grading resources from Making the Grade 2020

This week’s Making the Grade was once again a sold out event. This workshop brings keen and interested farmers, grain buyers, agronomists and others in the industry together to learn about grading of ...

Feb 21 2020

Pulse Canada Market Update on India

Click to see the January 2020 market update on India from Pulse Canada...

Feb 03 2020

Provincial Pulse Unit Head Mark Olson honoured with 2020 Alberta Pulse Industry Innovator Award

The Alberta Pulse Growers (APG) selected Mark Olson, who continues to be instrumental in building Alberta’s pulse industry, as the winner of the sixth annual Alberta Pulse Industry Innovator Award....

Jan 29 2020

Pulse Market Insight #157

Lack of Clarity on Indian Outlook Even though India’s importance as a pulse buyer has faded as it restricted imports, we can’t entirely ignore it either. The market dynamics for India are very dive...

Jan 24 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

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