USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service has issued the following solicitation for various classes of dry beans for use in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs. Bids are due Tuesday, February 19.
Compared to a week ago, trading activity was slow with very light demand. Contract product is moving steady. Mexican peso per US dollar exchange rate is 19.0501.
The Agricultural Marketing Service has issued a solicitation for the procurement of navy beans for the Trade Mitigation Food Purchase and Distribution Program. Big are due Wednesday, February 6.
As the partial government shutdown continues, U.S. Dry Bean Council, Executive Director Rebecca Bratter says funding for 2019 trade promotion programs is on hold. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Trading activity was slow with very light demand. Contract product is moving steady. Mexican peso per US dollar exchange rate is 19.1704.
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Northarvest Bean Grower – Our Mission:
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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