July 2016 Issue
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Healthy. Sustainable. Delicious. Pulses have a lot going for them: not only are they water-efficient and highly nutritious, they can improve the health of our soils as well. In this eNews edition we get to know the star of the United Nations' International Year of Pulses...


Taking Inspiration from the International Year
Farming First TV interviewed Tim McGreevy, CEO of the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council about the health and environmental benefits of pulses that inspired the International Year.
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How an Ancient Crop is Being Reborn
Hakan Bahceci, Former Global Pulse Confederation President blogs for Farming First, explaining why everyone should be talking about pulses in 2016.
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Bean Jam and Gelato Among Winning Pulse Recipes at Chicago Showcase
Ever wished there were more exciting ways to put pulses on your plate? Teams from all over the world entered the "LovePulses Product Showcase" and the winners gathered this month at the Institute of Food Technologists Expo to pitch their recipes to retailers.
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Farming First Supporters Get Behind IYP2016
Read about some of the great work Farming First supporters are doing to promote the importance of pulses: Do you have a pulse story? Tweet us at @farmingfirst and we will RT!
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