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A Rookie’s Guide to Growing Peas


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If there was some way of measuring trending topics in farmer conversations in Western Canada over the past six…

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Is Your Seed Up to Snuff?


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How confident are you that your pea and lentil seed is not limiting yield potential before you even put it…

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Take a Hike… Through Your Faba Beans


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If you’ve got your faba beans in the ground, as planned, it’s time to take a gander at the crop…

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Staging and frost resilience of field peas


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Much of the prairies has seen frost or the risk of frost in the past couple of weeks, leaving a…

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Aphanomyces Root Rot


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Emergency use registration will now allow producers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to use Intego Solo (ethaboxam) for the suppression…

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Which Input Matters Most? A Look at Pea Seeding Rates


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Research into the role of inputs in field peas has often looked at each individually, with little known on the effects…

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Understanding and Maintaining Grade Quality


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The Official Grain Grading Guide, developed by the Canadian Grain Commission, lists all kinds of factors influencing the…

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Bean Breeding In Western Canada


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Common beans, or dry beans, are native to South and Central America, but research efforts have been successful in providing…

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The Rotary Hoe as a Weed Management Tool


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It’s been over one hundred years since the powered rotary hoe was invented, and we may not be done with…

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Objectives of Current and Future Pea Varietal Trials


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In mid-July, the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers and Alberta Pulse Growers hosted the 2014 Select Grower Field Tour.…

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The Root Cause of Yellowing in Peas


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With flash flooding and saturated soils affecting much of the prairie provinces this year, it’s no wonder producers are finding pea…

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Diagnosing & Treating Powdery Mildew in Field Peas


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July 8, 2014 – Erysiphe pisi, the pathogen that causes powdery mildew in peas, first becomes visible in spots on…

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Nutrient Deficiencies and Wet Feet


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Any of a number of factors can cause a pulse crop to become nitrogen deficient, particularly issues with inoculant. Using…

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Nodulation No-Show? Tips for a Rescue N App


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Ensuring adequate nodulation starts with choosing the correct inoculant, keeping it alive prior to seeding and getting good coverage or…