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. 

  • Herbicide Layering — The Tag Team Approach to Fighting Weeds and Resistance

    July 26, 2016

    “Herbicide layering” looks to be an effective approach to managing hard-to-control cleavers in pulses.

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  • Making the Call on Pea Aphids

    July 19, 2016

    Pea aphids populations have been reaching problematic levels in some parts of the Prairies over the last few weeks.

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  • Maintain the Upper Hand on Diseases — Preventing Fungicide Resistance

    July 04, 2016

    There have been no confirmed cases of fungicide resistance in pulse crop diseases in Western Canada, and the industry wants to keep it that way.

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  • Tom Wolf’s Tips for Effective Fungicide Application

    June 29, 2016

    A good fungicide application is all about getting the active ingredient where it needs to be at the right time to prevent disease.

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  • 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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