Dry Bean Scene

The Dry Bean Scene airs every Friday at 12:35 p.m.
on the Red River Farm Network.

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Dry Bean Scene

Some parts of North Dakota and Minnesota received timely rains this past week, while others did not. Huso Crop Consulting owner Mark Huso, who is basked at Lakota, North Dakota, comments on the moisture situation in the latest Dry Bean Scene. This weekly radio update is made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

USDA released its prospective plantings report Wednesday. NDSU Extension Crops Economist Frayne Olson expected a bigger cut in dry bean plantings than what the surveys indicated. Martinson Ag Risk Management President Randy Martinson did not see much of a change in crop insurance participation for dry bean growers this year, saying the run-up in soybean […]

Dry Bean Scene

Farmers are starting spring fieldwork in the region. How are the dry conditions impacting that? North Star Ag owner and agronomist Scott Edgar answers that question in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Northarvest Weekly E-News

Sabolik Joins the Northarvest team as Marketing & Communications Director

Danna Sabolik joined the Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NHBGA) as the marketing and communications director on April 1, 2021.  In this role, Danna will lead Northarvest communications and promotions strategy for the dry bean farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota. The association is very happy to welcome Sabolik.  “Northarvest has an exceptional story to share […]

Dry Bean Scene

Some parts of North Dakota and Minnesota received timely rains this past week, while others did not. Huso Crop Consulting owner Mark Huso, who is basked at Lakota, North Dakota, comments on the moisture situation in the latest Dry Bean Scene. This weekly radio update is made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Extreme Drought Conditions Expand

For another week, drought conditions continue to expand across the Dakotas. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, extreme drought now covers 70 percent of North Dakota, including the west, central and northeastern portions of the state. The remaining portion is in moderate to severe drought. On the flip side, Minnesota’s dry conditions are improving, with […]

Northarvest Board Elects New Officers

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association elected new officers to the board of directors, along with  U.S. Dry Bean Council directors.   Eric Samuelson of Crookston, Minnesota is the new Northarvest president. Previously, Samuelson served as treasurer and also serves on the legislative, crop insurance and scholarship committees. He was first elected to the board in […]

2020 Dry Bean Grower Survey Highlights

The 2020 Dry Bean Grower Survey of Production, Pest Problems and Pesticide Use provides important data on dry bean production, pest problems and pesticide use in Minnesota and North Dakota. Research and Extension faculty at North Dakota State University, along with directors of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NHBGA), develop the survey form. Survey respondents […]

Dry Beans Purchased

Dry beans have been purchased by USDA for the USAID P.L.-480 Title II and the FAS McGovern-Dole Food for Education programs. The buy includes 360 metric tons (MT) of black beans and 830 MT of small red beans. No offers were received for 160 MT of small red beans. View the document.

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Northarvest BeanGrower Magazine

Each year, Northarvest publishes five issues of BeanGrower magazine. Advertising information including our rates and publication schedule can be found in our online media kit.

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