December 07, 2020
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 (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
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
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
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
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
SPG and agronomists in southern Saskatchewan have been working to identify the ongoing plant health issue affecting chickpeas.
July 21, 2020
Fenugreek will now be included under SPG’s mandate, and there will be the creation of a mandatory, non-refundable levy for fenugreek.
June 23, 2020
With the Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) trade agreement ready for implementation, the Canada Grain Commission has advised on requirements for growers.
March 25, 2020
Research conducted at the University of Saskatchewan has demonstrated that pulses can be sensitive to seed-placed starter nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulphur fertilizer products.