CropWeek 2010 – Bruce Scherr – Competitiveness in the Global Food Market for Pulses

Dr. Bruce Scherr is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of Informa Economics.  He has been with the company since 1987 in several executive capacities including President and CEO. He is based in Memphis, USA.

It is definitely no secret that Saskatchewan is increasingly focused on pulses.  The pulse meeting was packed packed with producers as the picture above shows.  Saskatchewan farmers made money in the pulse industry last year and the expectation is that acres will increase again this year.  With the continued growth in Asia and India the pulse industry in Canada looks to continue to develop markets for pulse farmers.

Check out my tweets from #cropweek

Check out  the CropWeek photos

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

Trending

Wheat School: ‘Real’ Wheat Farmers — Shawn Schill

Not often do you hear of wheat outyielding corn, but that's the case in our latest episode in the 'Real' Wheat Farmers series. RealAgriculture resident agronomist Peter Johnson can barely contain himself when Arthur, Ontario farmer Shawn Schill of Shawridge Farms tells him that one 200-acre field yielded 154 bu/ac of wheat, beating the average corn…Read more »

Related

Leave a Reply