2016 Named International Year of Pulses

The UN declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP). Pulses are edible grain legumes – think pinto, kidney, garbanzo, lentils, and peas. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) wants the public to recognize tasty and nutritious pulses “as a primary source of protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients.” The Crop Science Society … Read more