Entries by Red River Farm Network

Dry Bean Scene 10/27/23

On this week’s Dry Bean Scene, North Dakota Agri-Women President Alisha Nord joins us to talk about the 40th Annual Harvest of Knowledge Agri-Women’s conference. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

‘A Deep Dive into Dry Beans’

Johnstown Bean Company General Manager Dylan Karly talks dry beans in this week’s feature on Agweek TV’s Dry Bean Tour. Click here to watch!  

Burns Joins Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance Leadership

International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns has joined the Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance as a co-chair. Burns joins Mike Joyner of the Florida Fruit and Vegetables Association, Western Growers President/CEO Dave Puglia and National Potato Council CEO Kam Quarles in providing direction for the coalition.

Weed Control Insights for Dry Beans

According to University of Guelph Weed Science Research Peter Sikkema, all dry bean growers should plan a two-pass weed control program that includes a soil-applied tank mix, followed by a post-emergence herbicide. Sikkema has over 30 years of experience in dry edible bean weed control. “Farmers can get up to a five dollar return for […]

Dry Bean Scene 10/20/23

Northarvest Bean Growers Association Director and Secretary Cordell Huebsch joins us to talk about his trip to Germany on this week’s Dry Bean Scene. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.  

Catch Up on NDSU Dry Bean Breeding

NDSU Dry Bean Breeder Dr. Juan Osorno is this week’s feature on Agweek TV’s Dry Bean Tour to discuss dry bean research at NDSU. You can watch the full video here.

Dry Bean Harvest in the Bins

Forest River Bean Company Manager Brian Schanilec says dry bean harvest is virtually wrapped up. “We had really uneven emergence this spring and the continuation of drought brought us below average in tonnage.” Schanilec is still pleased with how harvest went though. A lack of rain during the growing season hit the crop in his area […]

Sitting on Beans

East Grand Forks farmer Chris Adams says some edible beans have struggled. “Most of the edibles are done, but we had one quarter of pink beans that started to grow again after we desiccated them.” Adams says they’ve been sitting on a few fields until they can finish up sugarbeet harvest, before wrapping up dry […]

Dry Bean Scene 10/13/2023

Rural Leadership North Dakota Program Director and Extension Specialist Katie Tyler joins us to talk about the 10th class enrollment on this week’s Dry Bean Scene. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Michigan Dry Bean Trial Results Released

The 2023 Michigan Dry Bean performance trial results have been released that tested 150 lines across 12 market classes. You can view the trial results here.