Dry Bean Scene

The Dry Bean Scene airs every Friday at 12:35 p.m.
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Dry Bean Scene

Like the rest of the state, conditions continue to be dry at Leeds, North Dakota. Northarvest Bean Growers Association Vice President Eric Jorgenson has received about 1.5 inches of rain since the start of planting. Even though this is a small amount, Jorgenson describes it as a blessing. Hear more from Jorgenson in the Dry […]

Dry Bean Scene

Like many parts of the Northern Plains, conditions are dry in the Clear Lake, Minnesota area. Minnesota Dry Bean Council director and farmer Ryan Peterson normally doesn’t start irrigating crops until the Fourth of July. But this year the water has been turned on since dry bean planting. Hear more from Peterson in the Dry […]

Dry Bean Scene

Mother Nature turned up the heat this week following freezing temperatures the week prior. Hear more from North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Director Daryl Ritchison in the  Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.  

Northarvest Weekly E-News

Drought Townhalls Held

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring hosted town hall meetings Wednesday and Thursday. During the meeting, farmers, ranchers and other area residents in the Washburn, Rugby and Medora areas discussed the challenges created by extreme drought conditions. Leadership reviewed the state’s response and answered questions. More than two-thirds of North Dakota […]

NDSU Crop and Pest Report

The seventh issue of the NDSU Extension Crop & Pest Report for 2021 has been released. Topics featured in this week’s edition are: Insect Scouting Disease Control Splash Damage Blister Beetles Conditions Around the State Weather Forecast Read more at https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/cpr.

Dry Bean Scene

Like the rest of the state, conditions continue to be dry at Leeds, North Dakota. Northarvest Bean Growers Association Vice President Eric Jorgenson has received about 1.5 inches of rain since the start of planting. Even though this is a small amount, Jorgenson describes it as a blessing. Hear more from Jorgenson in the Dry […]

Weekly Dry Bean Market Review

Compared to last week, dry bean product movement is slow to inactive. Prices are mostly steady to firm on moderate demand. Drought and higher than normal temperatures persist throughout many of the growing regions. USDA Market News puts the grower price for black beans in North Dakota and Minnesota at $38-to-$40 per hundredweight (cwt). Pinto […]

WHIP+ and QLA Payments to Begin

More than $1 billion in payments will be released over the next several weeks for agricultural producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program and for producers who have already received payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). These USDA programs provide disaster assistance to producers who suffered losses […]

Crop Progress Report – June 14, 2021

According to USDA’s Crop Progress Report, dry edible bean condition rated 11% very poor, 19% poor, 51% fair, 17% good, and 2% excellent. Dry edible beans planted was 98%, ahead of 86% last year and 93% average. Emerged was 75%, well ahead of 52% last year, and near 71% average.   Topsoil moisture supplies rated […]

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Northarvest BeanGrower Magazine

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