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FDA investigating possible link between grain-free dog food and heart disease

Dog food containing potatoes, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes as main ingredients – often marketed as “grain-free” to appeal to health-conscious pet owners who are willing to pay a premium …


India tariffs squeeze out U.S. pulse imports

Pulses such as peas, lentils and chickpeas are a staple of the Indian diet, found in flavorful dishes such as daal and chana masala. “Traditionally, India was our largest overseas …


Next big thing in pulse research: peas that grow beneath winter snow

One of the most promising advancements in pulse research is the development of autumn-sown peas, which are planted before the year’s first snowfall and can produce drastically greater yields than …


Chickpeas, lentils and other ‘pulses’ are having a renaissance moment – and it’s a boon for Northwest farmers

Pulses are a class of legumes that include lentils, chickpeas, dry peas and dry beans. They’re popping up in grocery stores in a variety of familiar products and new inventions, …


More hummus, please: US chickpea acres seen climbing to record

The hummus craze is hitting the heartland, with U.S. farmers preparing to sow more chickpeas than ever before.


Chickpea cookies? Kind of. But you’d never know it by taste

Chickpeas add protein and fiber to peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies


Seasonal Kitchen: Chickpeas prove a hearty substitute for meat

When it comes to seasonal produce and ingredients, the months of late winter and early spring are sparse. This presents the perfect opportunity to comb through the pantry and use …


Farm bill program putting healthy food on school menus

At Cheney High School, students hardly realized hummus had been added to the menu. Its stealthy label is “veggie dip.” “Wait: Is that the sort of white stuff they serve …


Funding for ‘pulse crops’ program included in Farm Bill

WASHINGTON – Federal money for a program aimed at increasing bean, lentil and chickpea consumption has made it into the compromise version of the farm bill now working its way …


Chickpeas and lentils may get farm bill boost

Jim Thompson, of Farmington, Wash., has raised peas and lentils for more than 20 years and has seen an increase in worldwide demand for both in the last decade. “Thanks …


Amid Farm Bill cuts, chickpeas and lentils may get a boost

WASHINGTON - Jim Thompson of Farmington has raised peas and lentils for more than 20 years and has seen an increase in worldwide demand for both in the last decade. …


Chickpea pioneer’s innovation gave Inland Northwest vital crop

The next time you have a big scoop of hummus – and if you’re like me, that’ll be any second now – spare a kind thought for Jim Evans of …


Latah County seeks federal disaster aid

Latah County has been added to a list of local Idaho governments requesting federal aid for thousands of acres of farmland swamped by adverse spring weather. County commissioners signed a …


Bronzestone seeks gold with hummus

Heath Barnes and Tish Ghigleri used to make a living shipping Palouse-grown chickpeas across the country. Now they’re diverting some of those shipments into hummus for Inland Northwest eaters with …


Palouse farmer introduces green garbanzo

Wheat is the crop that gives the rolling Palouse its famous crown, but look closely at the hills and you’ll discover other plants contributing to that signature patchwork of green …