A Drop in Dry Bean Acres in 2021

USDA is estimating area planted for dry edible beans in 2021 at 1.51 million acres, down 13% from last year. Area harvested is forecast to total 1.44 million acres, down 14% from last year. Seven of the nine estimating States show a decrease in area planted for dry edible beans compared to last year.
In North Dakota, dry edible bean planted acres are estimated at 690,000, down 15% from last year. Harvested area is estimated at 660,000 acres, down 16% from a year ago.
In Minnesota, dry edible beans planted acreage is estimated at 235,000 acres, down 40,000 acres from last year, but up 5,000 acres from the March intentions. Harvested is forecast at 224,000 acres, down 39,000 acres from last year.
View the June 30 Acreage Report.