August 31, 2022
Collaborative Submissions to AAFC’s Fertilizer Emissions Reduction Target Consultation
SPG has collaborated with a number of like-minded associations to provide important feedback on behalf of growers and the agriculture industry to Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) Fertilizer Emissions Reduction Target Consultation.
July 13, 2022
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and Limagrain Field Seeds Forge a New Path in Plant Breeding for Pulses
July 19, 2022 (SASKATOON, SK) – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) and Limagrain Field Seeds are excited to announce a new collaboration for Pulse breeding in Saskatchewan.
July 12, 2022
Pulse Regional Variety Trial Data Now Available Virtually
July 13, 2022 (Saskatoon, SK) – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) is making it easier to learn about pulse variety performance by launching a new tool which provides regional variety trial (RVT) data for pulses, covering up to twelve years of data.
July 08, 2022
Grain contracts “heavily tilted” in favour of buyers, according to new report
July 11, 2022: Regina, SK – Today’s grain purchase contracts are heavily tilted in favour of grain buyers, putting SK farmers at a distinct disadvantage, a recent report has found. The same report also found that only 46% of Prairie grain farmers feel that they are being treated fairly by contracts.
May 31, 2022
Breeding, Agronomic Efficiencies, Market Development Impact Domestic Pea & Lentil Production
Increases in lentil production in Canada are evident since 2000, with pea production also changing.
May 24, 2022
2022 Field Days in Saskatchewan
There are a variety of field days across the province this summer. Below is a calendar of events including links to find more information and/or register.
May 19, 2022
Fields Needed for Survey of Pea Leaf Weevil in Field Pea
Additional pea fields located across Saskatchewan are required for a field survey initiated via the provincial pest monitoring program during the 2022 field season.
April 07, 2022
Domestic Pulse Processing is on the Rise Thanks to Canadian Development Efforts
Consumer acceptance of plant-based foods is on the rise, and Canada holds a prominent global position as a reputable producer of safe and high-quality agricultural and agri-food products.
March 24, 2022
Sask Crop Commissions Submit Budget Recommendations to Finance Canada
As part of Finance Canada’s pre-budget consultations for Budget 2022, the Saskatchewan Crop Commissions put forward a submission highlighting four recommendations for the government’s consideration, including:
February 28, 2022
Investments into Disease Research Signal Commitment to Pulse Growers
Investments into pulse research and development (R&D) is a key pillar of Saskatchewan Pulse Growers’ (SPG) overall strategy to grow the pulse industry and make growers more productive and profitable.
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