August 23, 2018
Seasonal conditions have varied widely across Australian cropping areas. Generally, conditions have not favoured diseases, even though many need only limited moisture to infect crops (heavy dew may provide enough moisture). Monitoring needs to be continued through the different growth stages of the crop. With good access for ground sprayers this year, allowing for high water rates and canopy penetration, timely fungicide application will give the crop the best chance of a high yield.
May 20, 2018
Turmoil in the pulse market over the last 6 months has necessitated a greater focus on understanding the global supply and demand situation with a particular focus on India and the policy settings of their government as it impacts on the pulse industry. The information will provide growers with an independently sourced basis to assist in farm production decisions.
April 10, 2018
The Pulse Standards Committee seeks comment from industry on any issues relating to pulse standards for potential adoption in 2018/19.
February 25, 2018
Pulse Australia has signed an agreement with its Indian counterpart, Indian Pulse and Grain Association (IPGA), for greater exchange of information on Indian pulse crops.
December 27, 2017
Some 200,000 tonnes (around A$150 million) of Australian chickpeas and lentils are currently in transit to India and may be affected by the 30% tariff that has been suddenly imposed.