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November Mid-Month Pulse Market Report

What Will Happen with Canadian Pulse Supplies?
 
There will always be some argument about the exact size of the 2013 Canadian crop, but it’s fair to say people will reminisce about 2013 as a year to remember. Along with a huge crop though, there’s always the question about what to do with it now that it’s in the bin. In this article, we’ll look at some ideas for marketing the memorable 2013 pea and lentil crops.It’s quite certain the Canadian pea crop set a new record in 2013 even though acres were lower than last year. Statistics Canada hasn’t released its final estimate yet, but provincial crop reports suggest the average yield could be more than 45 bushels an acre (bu/ac), nearly 12 bushels higher There will always be some argument about the exact size of the 2013 Canadian crop, but it’s fair to say people will reminisce about 2013 as a year to remember. Along with a 
huge crop though, there’s always the question about what to do with it now that it’s in the bin. In this article, we’ll look at some ideas for marketing the memorable 2013 pea and lentil crops. It’s quite certain the Canadian pea crop set a new record in 2013 even though acres were lower than last year. Statistics Canada hasn’t released its final estimate yet, but provincial crop reports suggest the average yield could be more than 45 bushels an acre (bu/ac), nearly 12 bushels higher tonne crop is green and how much is yellow but the bottom line is there’s more of both than last year.
 
Marlene Boersch gives an update on the quality of peas and lentils for November
 

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