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. 

  • Dry Down Decisions — Choosing a Harvest Aid for Faba Beans

    August 25, 2015

    By now you’ve learned to determine when to desiccate faba beans, and perhaps you are gearing up to go ahead. Now the all-important next question: what to spray?

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  • What 80% Turned Looks Like — Tips for Desiccating Faba Beans

    August 21, 2015

    If you’re looking out over your faba bean crop and wondering whether or not it’s ready to desiccate, you’re not alone.

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  • Pea Research Spotlight on Drought, Yield, and Nutrition

    July 20, 2015

    Peas, and pulses in general, are getting a lot of attention even as we gear up for the United Nations’ International Year of the Pulses.

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  • Global Food Trends Favour Pulses

    July 15, 2015

    Whether it’s growing demand for protein or pressure to reduce carbon footprints in the food chain, pulses appear well-positioned to benefit from global food trends.

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  • Disease Control in a Dry Year

    July 08, 2015

    Pulse growers have some decisions to make regarding fungicide applications this summer.

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  • What Happens if you Push the Herbicide Timing Window?

    June 23, 2015

    Weeds are going to appear eventually, but a dry start to the 2015 growing season has meant not just the crop is struggling to emerge and take off.

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  • Take a Hike…Through Your Faba Beans

    June 03, 2015

    Now is a good time for growers to take a walk through their faba beans to assess the seeding depth, population, and overall health of the plants.

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  • Early Decisions on Lentils — Rolling, Seeding and Stand Evaluations

    May 28, 2015

    Most lentils have been in the ground for a while now, and farmers are now scouting for emergence, and staging for potential herbicide and machinery passes.

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