Pulses: Crimson lentils soften

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 27 – Crimson lentils dropped by one cent over the weekend, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Crimson number one varieties fell to a range of 23 to 25 cents per pound. Prices for green peas in Western Canada are holding steady at C$7.80-$9.00 per pound. […] Read more

Pulses: Large Canadian pea exports at risk of drying up

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 24 (CNS Canada) – Canada exported 92,600 tonnes of peas during the week ended February 19, according to the latest Canadian Grain Commission data. Total pea exports to date, of 2.15 million tonnes are still running well ahead of the 1.72 million exported during the same period the […] Read more


Pulses: Flood risk watched along Red River

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 23 (CNS Canada) – Pulse demand in India may be being underestimated, according to a columnist in the Hindu Business Line. The report notes that while India’s domestic pulse production is up considerably on the year, imports are actually slightly higher as well. The author cited increased rural […] Read more

Pulses: Russian pea exports on the wane

By Dave Sims, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, February 22 – Prices for lentils on the Prairies suffered wide-spread losses over the past week, according to the Prairie Ag Hotwire. Laird number one lentils fell 11 cents to between 51 to 58 cents per bushel. Number two and X3 varieties also fell 7-10 cents. Eston […] Read more


Pulses: Lentil bids drop in Western Canada

By Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, Feb. 21 (CNS Canada) – Lentil bids in Western Canada dropped by roughly five to ten cents per pound over the past week, according to the latest Prairie Ag Hotwire data. Number 2 Laird lentils currently top out at about 56 cents per pound in Western Canada, with new […] Read more

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