Thanks for tuning in to this episode of RealAg on the Weekend! On this weekend’s show, host Shaun Haney discusses: Tracy Broughton with Sask Canola on the amalgamation vote with Sask Flax; Carl Potts, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, on plant breeding; and, Brett Halstead with Sask Wheat reflects on his past four years as chair. Thoughts… Read More

Thanks for tuning into this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! On this episode, host Shaun Haney is joined by Jon Driedger of Leftfield Commodity Research to discuss the wheat and canola markets, and how continued dryness could potentially shift acres. Plus, hear from Carl Potts with the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers to discuss the future of… Read More

Welcome to this Tuesday edition of RealAg Radio, brought to you by Bayer CropScience. Be sure to check them out at Ag in Motion this week! On today’s episode of the show, you’ll hear: Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton of the University of Guelph, on a recent mental health study from the University of Guelph; Tim Gardner… Read More

Pulse growers have been waiting to hear who their next dance partner will be when it came to breeding new varieties. Now they know, as Saskatchewan Pulse Growers (SPG) and Limagrain Field Seeds have announced a six-year breeding agreement. Announced July 19, this first agreement is one of several SPG will announce says Carl Potts, executive… Read More

There’s no understating just how significant the loss of Canadian pulse exports to India has been this past year. Carl Potts, executive director of the Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, says that the organization’s budget — directly funded through a value-based levy — fell short by nearly 40%. It shows just how dire the situation has been… Read More

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

 

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