On every farm, on every plate.
We are Alberta Pulse Growers.
Alberta Pulse Growers represents 5,400 growers of field pea, dry bean, lentil, chickpea, faba bean and soybean in Alberta. We lead through innovation and collaboration to add value for Alberta’s pulse farmers.
APG Seeks Advisors in All Zones
Pulse producers who want to grow the province’s pulse industry while developing their own leadership skills are invited to let their names stand for election as an Alberta Pulse Growers (APG) Advisor at their zone meeting this fall (see Events page for dates). Anyone interested in letting their name stand for an Advisor position is asked to complete and submit a nomination form by Nov. 7, 2023. The form is available here.
Nominations open for APG Directors at Large
APG is looking for pulse producers who would like to let their names stand for the position of Director-at-Large (Bean) and Director-at-Large (Non-Bean). The election will take place at the upcoming provincial annual general meeting on January 30, 2024. It is preferred that nomination forms be completed by January 15 so that a biography can be shared in advance with the membership. The nomination form and more information is available here.
Download APG’s Agronomy & RVT App
Alberta pulse producers can download a smartphone app that allows them to search data from Regional Variety Trials (RVT) relevant to their zone as well as receive up-to-the-minute news & agronomy information from the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission (APG). The app is available for free download on iTunes and Google Play. The RVT information can also be accessed via www.albertapulservt.com.
What’s A Pulse?
Pulses (including field peas, dry beans, lentils and chickpeas) are the edible seeds of legumes. Pulses are grown for food and feed in countries around the world, and they are unique among grain crops in their ability to partner with certain soil bacteria to take nitrogen, an essential plant nutrient, from the air and turn it into a form that can be used by plants.
Are you new to growing pulses?
Looking for new crops to add into your rotation? Alberta Pulse Growers is here to come alongside you to ensure your pulse experience is a success.
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