A relative newcomer in Alberta, faba beans are grown across the province and exported to areas like the Middle East and Asia. Lower input costs and good standability for this crop makes faba beans a surprisingly good fit for many crop growers.
Will faba beans fit in your crop rotation? Consider growing faba beans if…
With several faba bean varieties to choose from, faba beans are an up-and-coming pulse crop in Alberta.
Information on the U of A student-created manual: Alberta Faba Bean Producers Manual 1.0.
For more information on pulse crops in Alberta see Alberta Agriculture website.
Mark Olson and Robyne Bowness (Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development) April 1, 2014 Presentation: Faba Bean Production 101.