Edible Bean Year-in-Review

According to the 2022 Minnesota Crop Progress Review, dry edible bean planting was underway by mid-May and reach 20 percent on the 29th of the month. Planting progress was at 59 percent on June 12 and jumped to 95 percent on June 19. 91 percent of dry bean acres were setting pods or beyond on August 14. Harvest began at the end of August, and progress mostly remained a few days behind the five-year average. Crop condition ratings began on June 26 with 52 percent rated good to excellent before improving to 66 percent good to excellent by July 24.