Argentine Dry Bean Planting Wraps Up

This year’s dry bean crop in Argentina is 100 percent planted in the southern and central regions, which are mainly black beans. In the northern region, the Alubia crop is 80 percent planted, while other bean types are 95 percent planted. The general condition of the Argentine dry bean crops to date are good to […]

Dry Bean Production Updates from China and Argentina

China: An initial survey of China’s prospective dry bean planting reveals that production in 2020 is estimated to be down by 9% with total volume of 174,500 MT. Planting area is estimated down 9% with total sowing area of 110,400 hectares. Growers have been active planting light speckled kidney beans (LSKB), red speckled kidney beans […]

Dry Bean Trade Mission to Argentina

U.S. Dry Bean Council representatives traveled to Argentina in June 2019 to meet with growers, agronomists, processors, agricultural technology experts and traders/exporters. While there, they gained a better understanding of the dry bean value chain in Argentina and trends in production and international marketing. Representatives from the Northarvest region included John Berthold, dealer and president […]