July 28, 2021
On July 26, 2021, Government of India’s Ministry of Finance published a notification amending India’s basic custom duty on lentil as follows:
July 05, 2021
Additional chickpea fields are required for a field survey initiated by researchers with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) during the 2021 growing season.
July 05, 2021
SASKATOON (July 5, 2021) – A coalition of Saskatchewan producer groups is calling for the creation of an Export Sales Reporting Program to improve market transparency for farmers.
June 14, 2021
SASKATOON (June 14, 2021) – The nomination period for director positions with five Saskatchewan crop commissions is now open.
May 20, 2021
Recently the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) reviewed Imidacloprid, Clothianidin, Thiamethoxam, and Lambda-cyhalothrin.
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.