Tag: Carl Potts

Pulse School: What will it take for India to lift tariffs?

India’s government made no attempt to veil the reason for imposing tariffs on pulse crop imports in late 2017. “Cheap imports, if allowed unabated, are likely to adversely affect the interest of the farmers,” said a statement from the Indian government, announcing the 30 percent import duty on lentils and chickpeas in December. The tariffs on… Read more »

CropSphere Plans to Join Crop Production Show at Prairieland Park in ’17

The details have yet to be worked out, but organizers of CropSphere in Saskatoon say the conference is going to be joining the coinciding Western Canadian Crop Production Show at Prairieland Park in 2017. While both events are part of the annual Crop Week in early January, CropSphere — with its speaker sessions and annual meetings… Read more »

Cropweek 2012 – Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Plan Aggressive Acres Expansion

The Canadian pulse industry has room to grow, a lot of room. The Saskatchewan Pulse Growers Association has targeted growth of 7 million acres by the year 2025. As aggressive as that may seem, Executive Director of the organization Carl Potts says it is achievable for a number of reasons. One of the first of… Read more »