September 08, 2021
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
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
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
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.