Sask. fababean trials gather agronomic information

SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Other pulses aren’t enjoying their wet feet, but fababeans thrive in the wet weather that southwestern Sask-atchewan has had this year. The crop isn’t typically grown in the region, which tends to be drier than other parts of the province, but demonstration plots at the Wheatland Conservation Area show healthy stands. […] Read more


Interest in fababeans growing across Prairies

Beans push out peas | Growers who have had problems with root rot in peas are looking to fababeans

Fababean acres will jump in Saskatchewan this year — it’s just a matter of how high. Sherrilyn Phelps, a regional crops specialist with the province’s agriculture ministry, said grower interest in fababeans was robust over the winter, and most producers got the crop in the ground. “I’m 100 percent positive they (acres) are going to […] Read more