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Harvest update 8-1-2017

  Harvest for pulse crops is in full swing in our growing region. The general consensus is low yields.   As expected wide spread drought and unseasonal high temps in July have reduced the size of the crop.   Chickpeas remain the only unknown as harvest is just starting.  Peas and Lentils were less than half of [...]

By | 2017-08-01T21:01:56+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Market update 7-4-2017

Happy 4 of July to everyone: The Drought of the northern plains continues: Peas Lentils and Chickpeas are grown in the same region as Spring Wheat.   The spring wheat market has been the fireworks of the commodity markets. With a week of hot dry weather forecasted over the entire growing region for peas lentils [...]

By | 2017-08-01T17:34:10+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Market update 6-30-20174

Market Report 6-30-2017 Markets for pulse crops are keenly focused on production of 2017 crop. Dry conditions exist and have done damage in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, rain at this time will do little to improve crop conditions. Parts of southern SK are also dry. Markets have started to give attention to the [...]

By | 2017-07-03T18:09:12+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Market Report 5/2/2017

Markets for pulse crops are shifting focus to the production of 2017.  With this will come speculative markets as the trade attempts to anticipate the size and quality of this year’s crop. Peas Values for both green and yellow peas continue to establish at levels around $5.50 per bushel.  Ample stocks remain from 2016 and [...]

By | 2017-06-13T20:00:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments