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:
July 05, 2021
Fields Needed for Survey of Plant Health Issue in Chickpea
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
Press Release: SK Producer Groups Call for the Creation of an Export Sales Reporting Program
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
Five Saskatchewan Crop Commissions Seek Director Nominations
SASKATOON (June 14, 2021) – The nomination period for director positions with five Saskatchewan crop commissions is now open.
May 20, 2021
UPDATED: PMRA Reviews Imidacloprid, Clothianidin, Thiamethoxam, and Lambda-cyhalothrin
Recently the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) reviewed Imidacloprid, Clothianidin, Thiamethoxam, and Lambda-cyhalothrin.