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Please contact the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council office for questions regarding PulsED. You can view the webinars at www.upsaulses.org/pulsed as well.

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Please contact the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council office for questions regarding PulsED. You can view the webinars at www.upsaulses.org/pulsed as well.
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PulsED is a partnership between the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council and the Spokane Regional Office of the USDA Risk Management Agency. The idea behind PulsED? Provide grower education on the best practices to grow pulse crops in the Pacific Northwest in order to reduce risk.

PulsED is offering six (6) live event modules. Registration is FREE, and you will recieve pesticide credits for your participation in some of the webinars. The topics and schedule are listed below.


Module 1: WEDN, FEBRUARY 22, 2017

Conventional and organic growers will learn the different risk management products available through the Risk Management Agency, how to apply, available resources and expected results.

Module 2: WEDN, MARCH 1, 2017
Market Overview Module--Learn how to market your crop, from current and emerging markets, both international and domestic, and the promising ingredient market. Organic markets will be discussed, but not in depth.

Module 3: WEDN, JUNE 7, 2017
Harvest Concerns--Conventional and organic growers will learn harvest and handling concerns, storage considerations, and best management practices for record keeping to minimize and evaluate risk.

Module 4: WEDN, NOVEMBER 15, 2017
Pest Management Module: Root and Foliar Diseases--Growers will learn about disease identification, control, and management specific to pulse crops in the region. Identification segment is applicable to organic growers as well. Control for organic producers will be discussed, but not in depth.

Module 5: WEDN, NOVEMBER 29, 2017
Pest Management Module: Insects & Viral Diseases—Viral Diseases, Insect Management--Growers will learn pest identification, disease identification, control and management specific to pulse crops in the region.

Module 6: WEDN, DECEMBER 13, 2017
Planting Considerations and Weed Control --Conventional and organic growers will learn about ground prep; nutrients & inoculations, seed selection (including winter pulses & emerging crops), treatments and other planting considerations. This module will run in conjunction with the 2017 Western Pulse Growers Association Annual Meeting. Please contact Kim Monk at the USADPLC office to register for the annual meeting!


By submitting your registration, you will be signed up for all 6 of these modules, the first of which will be February 22, 2017. By attending the event, you will have the chance to ask questions directly to the expert panels and make sure that you get answers to any issues you may face growing your next pulse crop. You can join the webinars from your home computer or phone, or visit a site location such as the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council office to interact with other growers who may have the same questions you do.




The RMA is funding this project through the 2016 awarded Targeted States and Risk Management Education partnerships program.



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