Pulses

Rain lifts prospects for increased mungbean planting

WIDESPREAD rain in Queensland and northern New South Wales has boosted grower confidence to plant summer crops, with mungbeans poised to benefit from this improved optimism. Over the past fortnight,..Read More

Emma Alsop, December 4, 2023

WA Legume Leaders share depth of experience

A cohort of WA growers is sharing insights and challenges through Grower Group Alliance‚Äôs new Legume Leaders initiative…Read More

Grain Central, October 27, 2023

Research shows benefits of soybeans for canegrowers

Qld DAF is working with the farming sector and GRDC to double soybean production as the crop is promoted as a rotational option for sugarcane growers…Read More

Grain Central, September 29, 2023

Lucrative lupin varieties developed in WA

AGT has released two new lupin varieties with superior yield potential, Gidgee and Rosemont, in time for planting next year…Read More

Grain Central, September 25, 2023

APC23: Industry growing as science meets market

APC23 has delivered the latest in research findings to Australia’s uniquely collaborative pulse industry, already a major exporter and a key component of sustainable farming systems…Read More

Liz Wells, March 24, 2023

APC23: May says patience needed as processing evolves

Australia needs a targeted, gradual approach to developing the pulse-protein industry, according to Unigrain co-CEO Andrew May…Read More

Emma Alsop, March 22, 2023

Rain, firming prices buoy outlook for CQ mungbeans

Reduced export competition is lifting prices for mungbeans and sending positive signals to CQ growers to increase plantings after timely and widespread rain…Read More

Liz Wells, February 8, 2023

Pulse Update: Rain delays stymie volume trade

A slow start to harvest is limiting forward sales, while prospects for a record South Australian lentil crop build, and Queensland chickpeas help to offset losses from NSW floods. ..Read More

Liz Wells, November 16, 2022

Pulse Update: Markets soften, NSW sodden

Prices for chickpeas, faba beans and lentils have fallen this month amid buoyant production prospects for lentils and fabas, and troubling conditions beyond CQ for chickpeas…Read More

Liz Wells, August 24, 2022

Australia plots own path on plant-based protein: PIX/AMC

Buhler’s Molly Coleman says the processing of pulses and other crops into bases for plant-based protein is attracting strong investment interest, and will provide sidestreams available to the stockfeed sector…Read More

Liz Wells, May 19, 2022

Faba beans find favour in NSW

Faba beans are expected to crib area from chickpeas this year for their brighter price prospects, and their ability to fix nitrogen. ..Read More

Liz Wells, May 6, 2022

Pulses set to grow in reduced crop area: ANZ

Following a contraction in the past two decades, Australia’s total pulse area is tipped to rise his year, according to an ANZ report…Read More

Grain Central, April 28, 2022

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