There have been nearly ideal growing conditions for the kidney bean crop in the New York Mills, Minnesota area. Farmer Cordell Huebsch says some blight is starting to show up as a result of a couple severe storms. Get the detail in the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, Johnstown Bean Company and SRS Commodities.
Hear more details on the new USDA Market Facilitation Program, as well as a crop update from the New York Mills, MN area. The Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
The Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NBCA) has announced district director election results. District directors elected include:
District 2: David Dickson of Gilby, ND raises pinto and black beans, wheat, soybeans and sugar beets. David is active on the NBGA as vice president. He also serves on the promotion, legislative, search, scholarship and communication committees.
District 5: Joe Mauch of Hankinson, ND raises navy beans, soybeans, corn and sugar beets. Joe is active as a director on NBGA, U.S. Dry Bean Council delegate for Northarvest, Richland County Corn Growers Utilization Committee and Northwestern Farm Management.
District 8: Cordell Huebsch of New York Mills, MN raises dark red kidney beans, corn, strawberries, raspberries and pumpkins. Cordell is active on the Central Minnesota Irrigation Corporation, Irrigators Association of Minnesota, Farm Bureau and Minnesota Agriculture & Rural Leadership.
Northarvest Bean Grower – Our Mission:
NHBGA, growers representing growers through the check-off system, is North America’s largest supplier of quality dry beans. Working together to better the industry through promotion, research, market development, education of consumers and monitoring of governmental policy. Our future goals must be continued market exposure and careful monitoring of new ideas, consumer choices, and producer needs.
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