Pulse crop being drilled© Gary Naylor
Peas and beans are enjoying a resurgence, with the three-crop rule and decline of oilseed rape driving a big increase in planted area this year. Bean plantings are likely to be about 30% higher than in 2014, with the pea crop expected to increase by about 15%. Can the market support this kind of growth without a negative impact on prices? According to Andy Bury, pulse trader at Frontier and outgoing president of the British Edible Pulses Association (Bepa), harvest 2015 could […]