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March 10, 2016 | modern farmer

Midwestern Farmers Are Taking Aim At Lentils

Low commodity prices have farmers turning from corn

The colder parts of the Midwest and West, ranging from the Dakotas all the way out to Washington state, are ideal for the growing of pulses, a category referring to beans like yellow peas, chickpeas, and lentils. North Dakota and Montana, with their cold and wet winters, are the first and second biggest growers of these crops in the country (though the Pacific Northwest has proven more capable at chickpea growing). To read more click here

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