Bean Day 2018
December 12, 2017
Mark your calendars! The 43rd Annual Bean Day will be held January 19, 2018 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, North Dakota. Northarvest Bean Growers Association President Tom Kennelly will call the meeting to order at 10:15 a.m., followed by five updates from researchers at NDSU. These include the slow-darkening gene, a disease scouting report, improving white mold management, plant establishment research and using Eptam to increase the activity of POST herbicides. After lunch, there'll be an update on NAFTA and the farm bill from Senator John Hoeven's office, a global market update, a bean market outlook and an update on a project to leverage research initiatives to drive market development. A block of hotel rooms has been set aside until December 19.