Questions have been circulating on whether or not dry bean producers are eligible for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments. Tom Hance of Gordly Associates has that answer in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
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Rain and snow helped alleviate dry conditions across much of the Northern Plains, but extreme drought conditions worsened inareas not receiving this moisture. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows extreme drought conditions in North Dakota worsening to reflect growing moisture deficits. That extreme drought now covers 76 percent of the state, an increase of six […]
Questions have been circulating on whether or not dry bean producers are eligible for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments. According to Tom Hance with Gordly Associates, the answer is yes. Dry edible beans are fall under the Sales Commodities category of CFAP 2. “Dry beans are included in CFAP 2,” said Hance. “Growers […]
The Northarvest Bean Growers Association held a special election for District 9 in March. The mail ballots certified election results show Jeff Kosek of Brownton, Minnesota will complete the incumbent’s two-year term. Kosek raises corn, kidney beans, black beans and has a cow/calf operation and a feedlot. He is a member of the Brownton town […]
The Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NBGA) is offering a scholarship to the children and grandchildren of a Northarvest producer member. NBGA is comprised of dry bean growers from North Dakota and Minnesota. The association is excited to offer two- $1,000 scholarship opportunities individuals who meet the following requirements: A parent or grandparent must be a […]
USDA Market News puts the grower price for black beans this past week was $27 to $32 per hundredweight (cwt). Pinto bean prices are holding steady at $30 per cwt. Navies are at $32 per cwt. Kidney bean prices increased to $40 to $46 per cwt for lights and darks. Dry beans under contract are […]
In North Dakota, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service says there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending April 11. Topsoil moisture is rated 83 percent short to very short, and subsoil moisture is rated 80 percent short to very short. Minnesota farmers had 2.4 days suitable for fieldwork dur the week ending […]
Danna Sabolik joined the Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NHBGA) as the marketing and communications director on April 1, 2021. In this role, Danna will lead Northarvest communications and promotions strategy for the dry bean farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota. The association is very happy to welcome Sabolik. “Northarvest has an exceptional story to share […]
Some parts of North Dakota and Minnesota received timely rains this past week, while others did not. Huso Crop Consulting owner Mark Huso, who is basked at Lakota, North Dakota, comments on the moisture situation in the latest Dry Bean Scene. This weekly radio update is made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
For another week, drought conditions continue to expand across the Dakotas. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, extreme drought now covers 70 percent of North Dakota, including the west, central and northeastern portions of the state. The remaining portion is in moderate to severe drought. On the flip side, Minnesota’s dry conditions are improving, with […]
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NHBGA, growers representing growers through the check-off system, is North America’s largest supplier of quality dry beans. Working together to better the industry through promotion, research, market development, education of consumers and monitoring of governmental policy. Our future goals must be continued market exposure and careful monitoring of new ideas, consumer choices, and producer needs.
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