Dry Bean Scene

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Dry Bean Scene

NDSU Soil Health is bringing a new SHARE Farm site to Larimore, North Dakota, where utilizing cover crops in a pinto bean rotation will be one focus. Get the details in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Each week, the Northarvest Bean Growers Association brings growers the latest news on markets, trade, crop conditions and more. Get the details in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

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Dry Bean Scene

NDSU Soil Health is bringing a new SHARE Farm site to Larimore, North Dakota, where utilizing cover crops in a pinto bean rotation will be one focus. Get the details in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Weekly Dry Bean Market News

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 is19.2090. View the report here.

Dry Bean Leaders Visit Capitol Hill

Members of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association and the North Central Bean Dealers were recently in Washington, D.C. While there, they discussed the farm bill, agriculture trade and policy implications with Congressional delegates from Minnesota and North Dakota. Members also connected with USDA regarding bean procurement in the Food Aid Program.

Hold-Even Extension Budget Prevails in the Senate

An appropriations bill, HB1020, for NDSU Extension the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station was unanimously passed out of the Senate. Greg Lardy, interim director for NDSU Extension and the ND Ag Experiment Station, says one advancement in the Senate’s version is a hold-even budget. “That includes nearly a $3 million move forward for the main […]

Status Quo Predicted for ’19 Dry Bean Acres

In late March, Tim Courneya, executive vice president of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, based in Frazee, Minn., asked the farmers-directors of his organization how many acres of dry edible beans they intend to plant this spring. Their collective answer, Courneya said, was, “Status quo” — or roughly the same number of acres as they […]

Most Recent Census of Ag Data Released

There are fewer farms across the Northern Plains, in-line with the national trend. That’s according to data compiled in 2017 for the Census of Agriculture. There is a big decline in North Dakota farms. The state has more than 26,300 farms, down 15 percent from 2012. In Minnesota, there are just over 68,800 farms, down […]

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