Weekly Dry Bean Market Review

Dry beans under contract are moving at a steady pace with current crop prices steady with moderate demand. According to report contacts, moisture is much needed in the state of North Dakota. USDA Market News puts the grower price for black beans in North Dakota and Minnesota at $35-to-$36 per hundredweight. Pinto bean prices are holding steady at $35 per hundredweight, and navies are at $32-33. Kidney bean prices remain at $41-to-$46 per hundredweight for lights and darks. View the May 11 report.