Video: These are my pulses - Australia

Simon Tickner is a third generation pulse farmer from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. He farms Faba beans, field peas, and lentils. Simon farms pulses because of their many benefits to the soil and crops on his farm. Excited about the International Year of Pulses, Simon Tickner created a “These Are My Pulses” video to help capture his love for pulse farming. 

This video is one in a series created by the Global Pulse Confederation celebrate the International Year of Pulses. Through the “These Are My Pulses” videos, viewers can learn about pulse farmers in different regions of the world. The farmers express their love for farming, and the many benefits of cultivating pulses. With the International Year of Pulses currently underway, pulse farmers around the world are encouraged to share their stories to help raise the profile and celebrate the importance of beans, chickpeas, lentils and peas in feeding the world. To learn how to share your story, visit

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