Learn more about the ways SPG is investing grower levy dollars into the areas of market access, research, transportation, market promotion, and agronomy through these videos. 

  • Food Companies Looking at Pea Flour to Make Breakfast Cereals & Instant Noodles More Nutritious

    June 15, 2016

    Food and ingredient companies like Nestle, General Mills and Cargill are looking to pulses to make their products more nutritious.

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  • A Rookie’s Guide to Growing Peas

    April 13, 2016

    Thanks to the very strong prices that are accompanying a global pulse shortage, a record number of pea acres are expected on the prairies this year.

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  • Is Your Seed Up to Snuff?

    March 14, 2016

    How confident are you that your pea and lentil seed is not limiting yield potential before you even put it in the ground?

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  • Know Your Seed Size - Keys to Getting Faba Beans Off to a Strong Start

    March 07, 2016

    Optimal seeding rates for faba beans can vary from less than three bushels per acre to over six bushels per acre due to a wide range in seed size.

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  • Top Five Tips for a Great Lentil Crop

    February 05, 2016

    There is plenty of excitement surrounding lentils heading into the 2016 growing season, with record acres expected.

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  • Lessons Learned from Record Faba Bean Acres in ’15

    January 25, 2016

    There were plenty of lessons to be learned about growing faba beans in 2015, as the number of acres covered by crop insurance in Saskatchewan tripled from just under 20 thousand in 2014 to around 60 thousand last year.

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  • How High Will Pea Acres Go in ’16?

    December 29, 2015

    Pea prices in Western Canada are at record levels and showing no signs of weakness, largely due to the pulse crop shortage in India.

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  • Record Lentil Acres Expected with Spike in Prices

    December 29, 2015

    These are exciting times for lentil growers, with record Canadian lentil acres projected for 2016.

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