May 12, 2021
May 13, 2021 – Research funded by SPG explored the effect fertilizer use had on protein and yield of field pea. The results have shown that specific combinations of nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur fertilizer applied at specific rates when seeding yellow peas can significantly impact crop yield.
April 30, 2021
SPG is providing input to the Canada Grain Act Review on two topics of specific interest to pulse producers – producer payment security and grain sales reporting.
April 20, 2021
As of April 20, 2021, the licences of 1309497 Alberta Ltd. o/a W.A. Grain & Pulse Solutions are suspended until April 30, 2021. They are prohibited from selling stocks in store, accepting producer deliveries, and contracting new grain sales.
April 16, 2021
The producer commissions of SaskBarley, SaskCanola, SaskFlax, SaskOats, SaskPulse, & Sask Wheat would like to submit the following comments on the two discussion papers released by the Ministry of Environment on the Saskatchewan Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset Program and on Offset Protocol Development.
March 29, 2021
Following the March 25, 2021 Federal-Territorial-Provincial (FTP) meeting Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) welcomes the removal of reference margin limits (RML) in the AgriStability program, making the change retroactive to 2020 and extending the 2021 signup deadline to June 30, 2021.
March 19, 2021
Saskatchewan farm organizations, the Soil Conservation Council of Canada and the Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association (SSCA) are encouraging farmers to participate in a review of the Government of Canada’s proposed Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset Credit System regulations.
March 15, 2021
Join Canada Grains Council and CropLife Canada for a free webinar to learn more about gene editing and how it may apply to agriculture in the future.
February 24, 2021
The base grade for large-seeded Kabuli chickpeas was updated to reflect current Saskatchewan production and marketing patterns.
January 12, 2021
Tony and Francis Gaudet of Belle Pulses in Bellevue have been recognized for the innovation they have brought to the pulse industry, as recipients of the Pulse Promoter Award by Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG).
January 12, 2021
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) announced funding for nine pulse-specific research projects, co-funded through Saskatchewan's Agriculture Development Fund (ADF).