Video: These are my pulses - Canada

Randy Froese, From Manitoba, Canada, is a pulse farmer who farms approximately 5800 acres, 2000 of which are dedicated to cultivating dry edible pulses. Randy farms pulses because they are a low nitrogen using crop which helps improve the farms soil. In the video below, Randy talks about his love for farming pulses. 

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 iyp2016.org.

The views expressed here belong to the speaker and do not necessarily represent FAO’s views, positions, strategies or opinions.


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