The dry bean markets look much different compared to last year at this time, mostly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Seasonally, there hasn’t been as much of a price recovery in the navy bean market when compared to the pinto market. Hear more from NDSU Extension agricultural economist Frayne Olson in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
- Market types and variety review – Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
- Recommendations for selected plant establishment factors – Endres
- Soil considerations and plant nutrition – Dave Franzen, Extension soil science specialist
- Insect management – Janet Knodel, Extension entomologist
- Disease management – Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
- Weed management – Joe Ikley, Extension weed specialist
The 2020 Crop Production Summary is out, and Kelley Bean Company general manager for North Dakota and Minnesota John Bartsch says there were high water marks for both pinto and black beans. Come spring, Bartsch thinks dry beans will most likely be battling for additional acreage. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Trade, an optimistic outlook and an early start to the planting season are all highlights from the first half of 2020. Hear more in this Year in Review edition of the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
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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