February 16, 2022
SPG-Funded Scholarship Recipients for 2021
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) recognizes the importance of supporting the next generation of the agriculture industry. SPG is proud to be able to contribute to students and postgraduate programs at the University of Saskatchewan that support the development of future pulse industry contributors.
January 11, 2022
Eleven Pulse Research Projects Receive Funding Support
January 11, 2022 (Saskatoon, SK) – Today Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) announced funding for 11 pulse-specific research projects, co-funded through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).
January 10, 2022
University of Saskatchewan Chickpea Breeder Recognized as Pulse Promoter
Dr. Bunyamin Tar’an, Professor at the Crop Development Centre (CDC) and Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program Chair in Chickpea and Flax Breeding and Genetics, has been recognized for the innovation he has brought to the pulse industry as recipient of the Pulse Promoter Award by SPG.
January 05, 2022
Important Considerations for 2022 Cropping Decisions Following Drought, Herbicide Carryover Concerns
January 5, 2022 (Saskatoon SK) – Growers face considerable risk in making cropping decisions for 2022 due to risks of herbicide carryover. Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) wants to ensure growers have the best information to make 2022 cropping decisions on their individual farms.
November 24, 2021
Register Now! Winter Pulse Meetings Coming to a Community Near You
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers invites you to join us for the winter pulse meeting series at select communities across Saskatchewan. These meetings will also be available virtually so you can join us online from any location.
October 25, 2021
USask Announces New Insect Research Facility
The new University of Saskatchewan (USask) Insect Research Facility (USIRF) will be the first of its kind in a Western Canadian university and one of only a handful of facilities in the country specifically designed to conduct research on arthropod plant pests and beneficial insects.
September 08, 2021
Reduction of Turkey’s Import Duty on Lentils and Chickpeas
The Government of Turkey has reduced its import duty on lentils (red and green) and chickpeas from the existing 19.3% to 0% (duty free) until December 31, 2021.
September 07, 2021
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Welcomes Three to Board of Directors in January
September 8, 2021 (Saskatoon, SK) – Three nominees have been acclaimed to the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers' (SPG) Board of Directors following the close of nominations in early September.
August 30, 2021
SK Farmers Urge Grain Elevators to Partner on Solutions Amid Historic Drought Conditions
Saskatoon (August 30, 2021) - Grower organizations representing the more than 44,000 grain, pulse & oilseed farmers in SK are urging the Western Grain Elevator Association (WGEA) and its members to work with farmers & eliminate administration fees and reduce penalties for the 2021-22 growing season.
July 28, 2021
Reduction of India’s Basic Custom Duty on Lentils
On July 26, 2021, Government of India’s Ministry of Finance published a notification amending India’s basic custom duty on lentil as follows:
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