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The Pulse – Summer Newsletter

2020 Harvest Underway The good news is we got more rain than last year, and finally, the drought cycle has ended. The untimely rain last fall helped as we received about 5 to 8 inches of rain to help make a crop. The 2020/2021 harvest is now underway as I [...]

The Pulse – Spring Newsletter

Lentil Markets Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic These are unprecedented times we live in. The last global pandemic was in 1918 as the Spanish flu wiped out much of the population. As a matter of fact, my great grandparents had just settled in the Lady Lake region in Northeastern Saskatchewan. [...]


Nourishing the World Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our businesses, our communities, and our way of life. During this time, I wanted to reach out and update you on how we’re approaching the situation at Simpson Seeds [...]

The Pulse – Winter Newsletter

Global Market Access: Exporting Canadian pulses has been hindered by a rise in many geo-political, non-tariff, and nutritional barriers. Geo-political issues such as market access to Iran is one on many examples Read Full Newsletter

The Pulse – Fall Newsletter

Celebrating 40 Years On August 13th, 1979, Simpson Seeds Inc was incorporated.  My parents, Jim and Helen Simpson, had worked hard to grow the family farm. Jim inspired us to consider diversification from the Canadian Wheat Board controlled grains that held us back from our full potential. Read Full [...]

Best Managed Company – Platinum Member

We are proud to announce Simpson Seeds Inc. obtained our Platinum status this year. This marks 7 consecutive years that SSI has been successful in qualifying as a Best Managed Company. We want to thank all of you for continuing to help us grow and be a company we can [...]

The Pulse – Spring Newsletter

Climate Change Fake News, Overstated or Real? This past winter was the coldest winter in Saskatchewan since 1936. Many were praying for Global Warming and making all kinds of jokes about the media outlets doing their best to convince us that our human activity is the cause for all this [...]

The Pulse – Winter Newsletter

Winds of Change Wind is always blowing in Saskatchewan. In fact, it blows with such veracity that comedians have made fun of the windy conditions we live in. Heard the one about if the wind in Saskatchewan ever stopped blowing we would all fall over! Then there are terms used [...]

The Pulse – Summer Newsletter

MARKET UPDATE - Demand has been limited as buyers continue to receive cheaper offers from the trade. As I am writing this update on August 16th, harvest has been well underway for about two weeks in Southern Saskatchewan for lentils and fi eld peas. The dry conditions during the growing [...]

Lentil Salsa

The month of May is 'Love Your Lentils Month' and we wanted to feature this Lentil Salsa recipe we found on lentils.org. A favourite for summer time gatherings and BBQ's, this salsa has all the classic flavours you love with a boost of lentil goodness. Check out lentils.org for this [...]