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2020 Dry Bean Production Increases

U.S. dry edible bean production was estimated at 33 million hundredweight (cwt) for 2020, according to the latest Crop Production Summary from USDA. That’s an increase of 59 percent from the previous year for comparable states. Planted area was estimated at 1.74 million acres, up 35 percent from 2019. Harvested area was estimated at 1.68 million acres, up 43 percent from the previous year for comparable states. The average U.S. yield for dry beans for the 2020 season is 1,966 pounds per acre. That’s an increase of 197 from 2019.
 
 
The full report, including dry bean area planted and harvested, yield and production by commercial class is available here (starting on page 74).