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Global Survey Shows Shortfall in Research Investment in Pulses

March 02, 2016
LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, March 1, 2016: A new global survey among leading agricultural research institutions and personnel shows a concern that the current level of research funding into pulses - the edible dried seeds of legume crops, such as lentils, dry peas, chickpeas and beans – is too low and this may be handicapping efforts to improve food security and agricultural sustainability.

AUSTRALIAN RECORD PULSE EXPORTS

February 11, 2016
2015 was a year of stark contrasts for the Australian pulse industry. While growers in the northern growing region experienced an excellent season and achieved record production levels, severe hot dry conditions in spring heavily impacted pulses, along with cereals and oilseed crops, grown in the southern regions.

Pulse professional development

January 23, 2016
Registration is now open for the 2016 pulse crop training courses. The northern region chickpea courses are confirmed and the southern region lentil and faba bean courses will be confirmed soon.