Weekly Dry Bean Market News

According to USDA Market News, trade remains light for dry edible beans with moderate demand. The prices for pintos, blacks, navies and kidneys in the Northarvest region remain unchanged from last week. 
 
 
 
 

Dry Bean Scene

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is leading a trade mission to the United Kingdom and Finland November 13-19. Northarvest President Eric Samuelson will participate in the trade trip. Hear from Samuelson and Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network.
 
This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association. Listen for the report.

Dry Bean Scene

An upcoming webinar will outline the 2021 dry beans harvest. Hear more from U.S. Dry Bean Council Executive Director Rebecca Bratter in this week’s Dry Bean Scene. This update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The Michigan dry bean harvest is running ahead of schedule, and this year’s crop is one for the books. Hear more from Michigan State University Dry Bean Systems Specialist Scott Bales in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Dry Bean Scene

Dry edible beans were in the spotlight at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo held virtually this past week. Hear more from The Bean Institute Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Kaci Vohland in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Dry Bean Scene

Farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota are virtually wrapped up with the 2021 dry bean harvest. Hear more from Pisek, ND farmer Darren Kadlec and National Weather Service meteorologist Bill Barrett in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association. Listen now.

Dry Bean Scene

Farmers are trying to wrap up dry bean harvest, but the lack of a hard frost is making for tough cutting conditions. Hear more from Rock and Roll Agronomy owner Jason Hanson and North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Director Daryl Ritchison in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Dry Bean Scene

Johnstown Bean Company general manager Dylan Karley joins this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. While pinto and black bean yields have been coming in below normal, a bright spot have been favorable harvest conditions. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

In this week’s Dry Bean Scene, hear harvest updates from both North Dakota and Michigan. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Crop Progress Report – Sept. 20, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry edible bean condition in North Dakota rated 15% very poor, 30% poor, 39% fair, 16% good, and 0% excellent. Dropping leaves was 95%, near 96% last year, and equal to average. Harvested was 57%, ahead of 51% last year and 49% average. Topsoil moisture supplies in North Dakota were 0% very short, 34% short, 34% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 43% very short, 33% short, 23% adequate, and 1% surplus. In Minnesota, dry beans rated 19% very poor, 24% poor, 46% fair, 19% good, and 2% excellent. Dropping leaves was 95%, near both 92% last year and average. Harvested was 52%, ahead of 42% last year and 48% average. Topsoil moisture supplies in Minnesota were rated 11% very short, 24% short, 61% adequate and 4% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 19% very short, 37% short, 43% adequate and 1% surplus. Dry beans were 90% harvested in Montana (including Chickpeas), 73% in Idaho, 91% in Washington, 63% in Colorado, 49% in Nebraska, 30% in Wyoming and 49% in Michigan. Get the latest Crop Progress numbers.