A grain market analyst believes India could reduce tariffs on pulses due to very dry conditions in their country. Chuck Penner also believes China will continue to buy peas but it may not exceed 2019 levels and there will probably be an increase in the amount of lentils grown this year.
A research project at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Research Station in Lacombe, Alberta is evaluating Field Pea and Faba Bean germ plasm.
When the United Nations declared 2016 as the International Year of the Pulses it was hoped pulses would get more attention and it appears that consumers are eating up the new information being shared by the bowl full.
A massive $7-million dollar investment by the Saskatchewan Agriculture Research Development Fund means 46 crop related research projects are going forward.
The trade doors between Alberta and the State of Meghalaya, India have been opened, which the provincial government says will create opportunities for livestock and crop producers alike.