January 06, 2021
Research Study Provides Recommendations for Best Economic Return for Lentil Producers
Research conducted at Western Applied Research Centre (WARC) has determined which optimal agronomic practices would provide the best economic return to lentil producers.
December 18, 2020
Harvest Seed Samples of Lentils and Chickpeas Needed
University of Saskatchewan is evaluating the nutrient removal rates of crops in Western Canada by measuring nutrients in harvested samples. To increase the accuracy of the project they need a number of samples from each crop but they are short on chickpea and lentil samples.
December 07, 2020
Register Now for the Premiere Pulse Virtual Series: February 2 - March 23
With COVID-19 continuing to impact the way people gather, we have made some changes to our annual winter extension meetings. In 2021 SPG is proud to announce the Premiere Pulse Virtual Series.
December 01, 2020
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Welcome Three to the Board of Directors
Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) is pleased to announce the newest members to the Board of Directors, following the close of the election period on November 30. Two board members are new, and SPG retains an existing Director for another term.
November 06, 2020
Turkey Temporarily Reduces Import Duties for Lentils
On November 5, 2020 the Government of Turkey published a notification in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey (T.C. Resmî Gazete) specifying a reduction in the import duties for lentils.
November 02, 2020
Contact CGC if you are owed money by Canpulse Foods, Global Grain Canada, and Globeways Canada
As of October 31, 2020, the Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) has suspended the licenses of Canpulse Foods Ltd., Global Grain Canada Ltd., and their parent company Globeways Canada Inc.
October 28, 2020
Extension of India’s Reduced Lentil Tariff
On October 28, 2020, India's Ministry of Finance published a notification extending its current tariff reduction for lentils imported into India.
September 02, 2020
India Reinstates 30% Lentil Tariff
The Government of Canada has confirmed that as of September 1, 2020, India's tariff on lentils imported from all countries except the United States (US) will return to 33% (30% base plus 10% social welfare charge).
August 10, 2020
UPDATE: Plant Health Issue in Chickpeas
SPG and agronomists in southern Saskatchewan have been working to identify the ongoing plant health issue affecting chickpeas.
July 21, 2020
Fenugreek Added to Saskatchewan Pulse Growers’ Mandate
Fenugreek will now be included under SPG’s mandate, and there will be the creation of a mandatory, non-refundable levy for fenugreek.