Northern Pulse Growers Association Convention is scheduled Jan. 24

The event will be in Minot.

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BISMARCK — The Northern Pulse Growers Association (NPGA) will host the annual NPGA Convention on Jan. 24 at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Minot. This event is for industry representatives and producers of dry peas, lentils, chickpeas and fava beans.

Confinement facilities should have room for the cattle predicted to calve during the first two weeks of the calving season.

The NPGA Convention will kick off at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24, with breakfast and business followed by Jacob L. Shapiro, partner and director of geopolitical analysis at Cognitive Investments discussing geopolitics and agriculture.

Joe Outlaw, economist and professor at Texas A&M University, will present on ag policy and the upcoming farm bill.

The NPGA Awards Luncheon will take place at noon and will recognize this year's NPGA Excellence Award recipient.

The afternoon will begin with a pulse crop research panel discussion followed by a presentation on weather risk by Andrew Pritchard, senior meteorologist at Nutrien Ag Solutions. A representative from the National Agriculture Genotyping Center will present on a pulse research project, and the day will wrap up with a presentation on the opportunities for pulse crops by Shaun Haney, founder of RealAgriculture. At approximately 4:30 p.m., attendees are invited to a meet-and-greet social featuring Haney while browsing the latest research projects during the research poster session.


Registration is open for the 2023 convention. To register and/or view a detailed agenda listing all speakers, visit .

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