It’s never too early to starting scouting and treating for disease in dry edible beans. According to NDSU Extension plant pathologist Sam Markell, white mold and rust are two common diseases farmers should look for. Get the full details in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible in part by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
USDA released their Agricultural Prices Report on June 30. The price comparisons for dry edible beans are listed below.
The full report is available here.
Area planted for dry beans in 2020 is estimated at 1.59 million acres, up 23 percent from last year. Area harvested is forecast to total 1.53 million acres, up 30 percent from last year. Eight out of nine estimating States show an increase in total dry bean planted acres compared to last year. Planted area in North Dakota is expected to be a record high.
View the full June Acreage Report from USDA here.
A majority of the dry edible bean crop has emerged in northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. So far, it is off to an adequate start. Hear more from Huso Crop Consulting owner Mark Huso in the Dry Bean Scene made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Farmers in the state of Michigan had more timely planting window for this year’s dry edible bean crop. Michigan State University Extension dry bean systems specialist Scott Bales describes planting conditions as “nearly ideal”. These conditions are much different compared to the previous year. Hear more in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
According to the latest USDA Crop Progress Report, over half of the dry edible bean crop is emerging in Minnesota. Professional Agronomy Services agronomist Brad Guck says emergence is ahead of schedule in the Perham area thanks to a timely planting window. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
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