Saskatchewan Pulse Generally Look Good

REGINA - Jun 21/18 - SNS -- Most of the pulse crops growing in Saskatchewan are at their normal stage of development for the third week of June, according to the provincial agriculture department, but 20% is behind normal development.

Rain shower activity was reported across much of the province during the past week, with the result topsoil moisture conditions are now rated 4% surplus, 67% adequate, 24% short and 5% very short. Topsoil moisture is in shortest supply in the southwest.

Spotty rain showers were reported in the region during the past week, with most of those areas recording less than 5 mm of precipitation. Rain is needed in much of the region to sustain crop and pasture growth.


India´s Pulse Duties Rise 10% for U.S.

DELHI - Jun 21/18 - SNS -- India included U.S. origin pulses in the list of commodities which will be subject to increased import duties in retaliation for the March 9 imposition by the United States of import duties on aluminum and steel from India.

Imports duties for U.S. origin whole and split kabuli and desi chickpeas will be increased to 70%, compared to 60% for other origins. The duty on U.S. lentils is also 10% higher at 40%.

India is the first country to include pulses in its list of product subject to retaliatory duties.

USDA Buys 5,810 MT Pulses

KANSAS CITY - Jun 20/18 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase…

Truck Advanced in May

ARLINGTON - Jun 19/18 - SNS -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA)…

Steady Bulk Pea Movement

PANAMA - Jun 15/18 - SNS -- Field pea markets were little changed against steady movement of product…