Pulses: Lentil prices fall overnight on Prairies

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 17 – Prices for lentils on the Prairies suffered wide-spread losses overnight, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Laird number one lentils fell six cents to 51 to 63 cents per bushel. Number two and X3 varieties also softened as well. Eston number one lentils fell […] Read more

Pulses: Lack of containers crimps AUS pulse exports

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 16 – Prices for eston X3 lentils in Western Canada were down six cents overnight, to a range of 36 to 45 cents per pound according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices for number three lentils across the Prairies, dipped by three cents overnight, to fall […] Read more


Pulses: Yellow pea prices shoot upwards south of the border

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 15 – Prices for green peas in Western Canada are down 50 cents on the month, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Prices across the Prairies were hanging in a range of C$8.00-$9.00 per bushel. Prices for green peas in Washington and Idaho jumped 52 cents […] Read more

Pulses: Dry edible beans becoming alternative for northern US

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 14 – Prices for pinto beans in Western Canada were hanging steady at 37.5 cents per pound. Navy beans were also firm at 41 cents per pound. Feed peas in Saskatchewan fell by 25 cents per pound last week to a range of C$3.40-$6.60 a bushel. […] Read more


Pulses: Western CDN chickpea prices tick lower

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 13 – Chickpea prices softened across Western Canada last week, according to the latest information from The Prairie Ag-Hotwire. Nine millimetre varieties dipped by two cents to a range of 50 to 58 cents per pound while eight millimetre varieties dropped by six cents per pound […] Read more

Pulses: Pea exports/deliveries still running strong

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 10 (CNS Canada) – Canada exported 22,400 tonnes of peas during the week ended February 5, bringing the total year-to-date exports to 2.04 million tonnes, according to Canadian Grain Commission data. That compares with 1.67 million at the same point a year ago. Farmers have delivered a total […] Read more


Pulses: Indian industry group looking to export

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 9 (CNS Canada) – India remains a major importer of pulse crops, but larger domestic production in the country this year also has the India Pulses and Grains Association looking for the government to lift a ban on exports. Currently, only chickpea exports are allowed out of the […] Read more

Pulses: Fababeans looking for homes in Australia

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 8 (CNS Canada) – Large fababean and pea crops in Australia are looking for homes, with farmers running into difficulties making sales. Fababean prices in the country dropped from AUS$550 per tonne a year ago to current levels of AUS$230 per tonne, which is below the cost of […] Read more


Pulses: Indian pulse seedings well above average

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 7 (CNS Canada) – India has purchased 971,000 tonnes of pulses to date in an effort to grow its buffer stocks, according to official reports. The government has a target of 2.0 million tonnes. Farmers in India have seeded 16 million hectares to pulse crops during the current […] Read more

Pulses: Canadian pea exports-to-date top two million tonnes

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 6 (CNS Canada) – Canada exported 71,000 tonnes of peas during the week ended January 29, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission data, bringing total exports-to-date to 2.0 million tonnes. That compares with 1.6 million at the same point a year ago. Canadian farmers delivered 80,800 tonnes […] Read more