April 07, 2021
We are currently seeking someone to join our Research and Development (R&D) team to lead the development and execution of agronomic solutions and agronomy extension to help drive pulse crop production in Saskatchewan.
April 01, 2021
On March 31 the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) released their long awaited Special Review Decisions for Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam Risk to Aquatic Invertebrates, and affirmed that in many cases these tools can be used without posing unacceptable risks to aquatic invertebrates.
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.
March 08, 2021
One of SPG’s long-term (to 2030) R&D goals is the mitigation of root rot in lentils, which will be achieved through a multifaceted approach that includes genetic resistance to Aphanomyces and other root pathogens.
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).
January 06, 2021
Research conducted at Western Applied Research Centre (WARC) has determined which optimal agronomic practices would provide the best economic return to lentil producers.