U.S. Dry Bean Council Program Advisor Dee Richmond talks about the Worldwide Trade Mission in this week’s Dry Bean Scene. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has recently returned from a business development mission to Japan. The delegation was made up of state lawmakers and representatives from Minnesota agricultural organizations, including Mark Dombeck. Dombeck serves as the chair for the Minnesota Dry Bean Research and Promotion Council and represented the dry bean industry on the trip. […]
Page, North Dakota farmer Jim Thompson is working on harvesting his edible beans and is about halfway through. “We’re hoping to finish up black beans in the next couple of days before the expected rains come.” Thompson says the timing of dry bean harvest is all over the board with neighbors in all stages of […]
In the latest USDA crop progress report, dry edible beans in North Dakota rated 19 percent poor to very poor and 76 percent fair to good. Edible beans dropping leaves was at 92 percent, ahead of last year, but near average. Harvest beans was at 37 percent, ahead of last year’s 29 percent, but behind […]
Columbia Grain Larimore location Manager Cody Michael talks about harvest progress in this week’s Dry Bean Scene. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Bonanza Bean Grower Relations Andy Hacker gives us an update on harvest and the dry bean crop in this week’s Dry Bean Scene. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
NDSU Extension Plant Pathologist Michael Wunsch says dry bean harvest has just started in the north, north-central part of the state. “Local producers that I’ve talked to say the crop looks quite good, except they were surprised to find a fair amount of white mold in spots, given the type of summer we had.” Wunsch […]
Due to last year’s dry fall and the late start this year, a defoliant application farmers used in 2022 in dry beans carried over and has had reportedly adverse effects on sugarbeets planted in the same field. NDSU and University of Minnesota Extension Sugarbeet Agronomist Tom Peters says it was the perfect storm. “There’s a […]
In this week’s Dry Bean Scene, Northarvest Bean Growers Association President Eric Jorgenson gives us a pre-harvest update. The Dry Bean Scene is sponsored, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.