Entries by Red River Farm Network

Dry Bean Scene

Dry bean harvest is in full swing in both North Dakota and Minnesota. According to Kelley Bean Company – Hatton, North Dakota location manager Dean Nelson, the crop is running around average in the area. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible, in part, by the […]

Dry Bean Scene

Dry bean harvest is in full swing in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Get an update on the crop in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible. This program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.  

Recipe: White Bean Pitas

Packed with flavorful spices, veggie varieties and nutritional value, this is a white bean recipe you don’t want to miss out on! These middle eastern pitas make for a quick, light, delicious and healthy meal. Serve with a cucumber or green salad.   Ingredients 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon […]

USDA Announces Another Round of CFAP Payments

USDA is implementing a second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.This new round of assistance will offer up to an additional $14 billion.   Payment calculations will be made for three categories of commodities: price trigger commodities, flat-rate crops and sales commodities. […]

Weekly Dry Bean Market Review

  Dry bean trading activity is steady and new crop values are being established, according to USDA’s Weekly Market Review. North Dakota and Minnesota grower prices for pinto beans are $23 to $24.25 per cwt. Black bean prices range from $24 to $25 per cwt and navy beans at $26-27 per cwt. Light red kidney […]

Harvest Progress Report – September 14

North Dakota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 90%, ahead of 82% last year and equal to average. Harvested was 29%, ahead of 12% last year, but behind 38% average.   Minnesota – Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 85%, ahead of 76% last year and behind 88% average. Harvested was 20%, ahead of […]

September Crop Production Report Released

USDA released the September 2020 Crop Production Report. List below are the dry edible bean numbers. The full report is available here.      Special note: The forecasts in this report are based on conditions as of September 1. Any potential impacts from the below freezing temperatures that occurred after September 1 will be reflected […]

Dry Bean Scene

Dry bean harvest is in full swing in both North Dakota and Minnesota. Did the freezing temperatures and frost have an impact on the crop? Find out more in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Recipe: Huevos Rancheros

The authentic Mexican breakfast dish is easy to make and packed full of flavor. Pinto beans and eggs add nutrients while green chiles, cilantro and lime juice add spice and fresh zest!   Ingredients 1 10-ounce can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained 1 10-ounce can red enchilada sauce 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 […]