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Year of the Pulse

2016

 

Since 2016 is the year of the pulse (dried: pea, lentil, bean, and chickpea), there has been promotion and eduction for pulses as a food. With the increased awareness has come an increase in demand! Check out this 'Pulse' website.

Harvest Time: Pulse Prices stay steady

8-5-2016

Prices for yellow peas and lentils have stayed close to last year prices, while the expected good/great corn harvest means that corn prices will most likely continue to drop. Yellow peas are roughly $9-11/cwt and Richlea lentils are $24-28/cwt in the plains region. Check out the latest Pulse Pipeline!

Interesting Legume Website

8-17-2016

With lentil prices staying strong for another year, we need to keep thinking about lentils! Below is a link to an informative website on legumes!

http://www.legumematrix.com/ 

Newest Pulse Pipeline

8-26-2016

Finally with harvest in full-swing the pulse commodities numbers are in for the week. Looks like yellow peas slipped a little and lentils are staying strong. Take a look! There are some good recipes too.

MT Dept. of Agriculture Pulse Page

8-29-2016

There is some good information about the previous years on pulse crops.

Take a look! 

This weeks Pulse Pipeline!

9-2-2016

The market on yellow peas and Richlea lentils are staying strong with prices only slightly under last years.

Newest Pulse Pipeline

8-19-2016

Harvest time continues.....

Take a look! 

This weeks Pulse Pipeline!

9-9-2016

The market of pulses has been effective and continues to help grow the market. Prices in the Northern plains still steady!

This weeks Pulse Pipeline!

9-17-2016

This week there is some great info on the lentil harvest in the northern plains and the new NPGA website!

This weeks Pulse Pipeline!

9-23-2016

This week there is information on new markets for pulses and dietary studies!

Looks like Big Yields for Soybeans could lower Prices.

9-30-2016

From Agweb.

The Pulse Pipeline!

9-30-2016

This week there was a little delay! USADPLC Washington D.C. representative Dale Thorenson with a congressional update.

10-7-16

First fall frost in the Yellowstone valley. Here is a 30 min time-lapse I took this morning looking west into the valley from the rims.

The Pulse Pipeline!

10-7-2016

This week there is information on Cynthia Sass's book on dieting with pulses. She outlines pulses as are great gluten free source of lean protein!

The Pulse Pipeline!

10-14-2016

This week there is information on FSA payments related to peas and lentils, with comparison to payout totals on other crops. Very interesting information, considering that Senator Jon Tester will be talking about the next Farm Bill 10-17-16 @ the Billings Library (12pm). Here is the link to the ARC/PLC page with more information  http://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/arcplc_program/index.

National Farmers Day!

10-12-2016

Montana Farm Science just wanted to take a moment to say Thank You! to American Farmers.

World Food Day!

10-16-2016

Support pulses today! With so many benefits from nutrition to economics of crop production, it is hard not to support pulses!

Image from the latest Pulse Pipeline.

The Pulse Pipeline!

10-21-2016

This week there is information on the Global Food Forum.

The Bean Institute!

10-21-2016

AS wheat prices remain horribly low and beef prices continue to be very low, it is important to think about alternatives. Diversifying your farm to more legume crops can increase profits when prices are low and lacking moisture for conventional cereals. Here is a highly informative website on beans! Mostly on nutrition and health, and not the agronomic side, but still interesting.

Article on pulse crop root rots-MSU Extension AgAlert. 

10-28-2016

The Pulse Pipeline!

11-3-2016

Some very good recipes for pulses and info on the IFEC convention and promoting pulses.

The Pulse Pipeline!

11-10-2016

This is the export reports for pulses for the year. Lentils are looking very strong!

The Pulse Pipeline!

11-17-2016

Richlea lentils in the northern plains have hit $32-$36.00 per cwt (hundred weight), that is $0.32 per pound!

Montana Farm Science offers Remote Sensing to show what areas in a field are under stress. This form of high tech scouting will help adjust your irrigation plan or fertilizer application or timing, and can even effect the timing of pesticides or see what will be ready to harvest first! With an educated and trained eye, decisions can be made quickly and accurately. Farming has advanced greatly in the last 40+ years, so why keep farming like its the 1970's.

The Pulse Pipeline!

11-23-2016

The Thanksgiving issue.

The Pulse Pipeline!

12-9-2016

The yearly exports edition. Lentil prices are up again this year!

The Pulse Pipeline!

12-16-2016

The WPGA meeting details from Pullman, Washington. Lentil prices are staying steady!

The Pulse Pipeline

2-10-2017

MSU Extension Pulse Grower workshop covering, seed, seed treatments, and pulse crop insurance.

The Pulse Pipeline

2-17-2017

USDPLC and NPGA research funding review and risk management.

The Pulse Pipeline

2-24-2017

Pulse industry visiting capital hill for increasing pulse awareness.

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March 3, 2017

Washington State is voting on increasing pulse checkoff dollars. Pulse prices are staying strong!

The Pulse Pipeline

1-27-2017

Pulse feast recap. Pulse prices staying strong in the new year!

The Pulse Pipeline

12-30-2016

Happy New Year and hope the new grow year will treat your kindly! The restaurant chain 'Chili's' and their test kitchen with pulses and the NPGA research proposals deadline approaching.

First real rain in the Yellowstone Valley for the year!

March 5, 2017

I am sure it didn't add up to much and overnight it turned to snow, but it is just one more sign that spring is coming! CALL TODAY for Special Spring Pricing and learn what pulses and the new technology can do for you!

The MATE SHOW 2017

2-16 to 18-2017

Montana Farm Science will be at the MATE Show in the Pavilion building showing a short 'in-booth' presentation on Economic Threshold and decision making in crop production. See video above of presentation and short clip talking to Russel Nemetz on KGHL Facebook live.

The Pulse Pipeline

March 10, 2017

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March 17, 2017

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March 24, 2017

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March 31, 2017

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1-6-2017

Extrusion workshop on the many possibilities of pulses in human food grade products made this way in the industry.

The Pulse Pipeline

1-13-2017

2016 NASS Stocks on hand report. Global Pulse Day will be Jan. 18th with Pulse Feast.

The Pulse Pipeline

1-20-2017

Speculation of Indian markets and the upcoming NPGA meeting in Minot, ND.

The Pulse Pipeline

April 7, 2017

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April 14, 2017

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April 21, 2017

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April 28, 2017

The Pulse Pipeline

May 5, 2017

Cinco de Mayo edition.

The Pulse Pipeline

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Dr. Jeff Golini, PhD & All American Pharmaceutical have partnered up with Matt Moffet M.S., C.C.A of Montana Farm Science. We will be working together to bring higher quality Pulse protein sources to the market such as Pea Protein and Lentil Protein.
Matt’s business helps farmers grow better crops, better yields, & brings science into farming to help the overall output.
Dr Jeff and Matt will be working with local farmers here in Montana to maximize the output and bring pea and lentil proteins to the global market. This is what I like to call from Farm to Shaker Cup.
We are also teaming up with our own farm and will keep you posted as things progress.

May 13, 2017

Matt Moffet M.S., C.C.A of Montana Farm Science is working with local farmers to look at Pasture Rehabilitation in a research trial.

This gives an opportunity to look at different grass mixes chosen to work with specific soil types.

This is part of multiple research goals and just a beginning!

May 14, 2017

Matt Moffet M.S., C.C.A of Montana Farm Science is finding disease in Eastern Montana. With a cold wet spring and burst of high temperatures we can expect to see more disease issues.

Spraying fungicide isn't always the solution!

CALL Today if you have questions.

(406)-850-2896

Harvest is Upon Montana

July 28, 2017

Many acres of winter wheat, peas have been harvested and lentils, chickpeas and spring wheat are starting to come off the fields!

Get your soil tested for you upcoming winter wheat, so you are ready to go!

The Pulse Pipeline

July 21, 2017

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July 28, 2017

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July 14, 2017

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July 7, 2017

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June 30, 2017

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June 23, 2017

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June 16, 2017

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June 2, 2017

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June 9, 2017

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May 26, 2017

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May 19, 2017

MSU Post Farm Field Days

July 7, 2017

Below are pics from the statewide pulse variety trials. Click on each picture to see a larger version.

First: Field Pea. Second: Lentil. Third: Chickpea

Above: US Spatial map of drought conditions made by NOAA/NDMC

Visual Information on Montana's Drought Condition

July 29, 2017

Above: Satellite image of Northern Plains in July 2016.

Above: Satellite image of Northern Plains in July 2017.

The Pulse Pipeline

August 4, 2017

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August 11, 2017

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August 18, 2017

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August 25, 2017

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