VIDEO: Pinto, black bean supply may be tight

CESME, Turkey — Supply will be tight for two of the main classes of dry beans grown in Canada, according to an expert. “I think there is great potential for the pinto bean market to get tight,” said Randy Duckworth, director of worldwide activities for the U.S. Dry Bean Council. He forecasts total supply from […] Read more


Growers seeing fababeans as lentil, pea alternative

Fababeans are a small-acre crop in Western Canada, but they have become an increasingly popular choice with growers. The crop’s prairie acreage doubled in 2015 from the previous year, said Sherrilyn Phelps, the agronomy and seed program manager at Saskatchewan Pulse Growers. “We can assume that we were close to 200,000 acres as of last […] Read more