FCC Virtual Event

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Discussions on available seed varieties at Simpson Seeds with our Farm & Seed Manager, Trevor Simpson. Elyce Simpson Fraser, Senior Vice President at Simpson Seeds presents an outlook on key lentil markets in 2021 and J.P. Gervais, VP & Chief Economist at FCC. WATCH NOW

The Pulse – Winter Newsletter

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Good News in 2020 Growers have good reason to celebrate with lentil bids up and will have growers smiling. The global oversupply disappeared over the past three years. World supply in 2018 was 8,092,000 MT, and now in 2020, world supply has dropped to 6,836,000 MT. The global pandemic brought [...]

The Pulse – Summer Newsletter

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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

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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. [...]

COVID-19 MESSAGE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 [...]