The dry bean markets are certainly starting to tell a story. Acres are down dramatically in 2021 and production is being impacted by ongoing drought in North Dakota and Minnesota. Hear more from Martinson Ag Risk Management President Randy Martinson in the Dry Bean Scene. This radio program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Crops in the Brownton, Minnesota area weren’t looking too bad until this last week. That’s according to farmer Jeff Kosek, who serves on the Northarvest Bean Growers Association board of directors. The area hasn’t received any measurable rain since around July 7. Hear more in the Dry Bean Scene made possible, in part, by Northarvest.
During a stop at a Crookston farm, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz got a firsthand look at drought conditions in Polk County. The governor spoke with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack twice in the past week and said USDA understands the urgency of the situation. Area farmer Eric Samuelson, who serves as the Northarvest Bean Growers Association President, was in attendance and shared comments with Governor Walz.
Get the full story in the latest Dry Bean Scene made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Grasshoppers and spider mites are just a couple of the pests dry bean growers should be on the lookout for. Learn more from NDSU Extension entomologist Janet Knodel in the latest Dry Bean Scene. This radio program is made possible, in part, 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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