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Dry Bean Scene

The dry bean markets look much different compared to last year at this time, mostly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Seasonally, there hasn’t been as much of a price recovery in the navy bean market when compared to the pinto market. Hear more from NDSU Extension agricultural economist Frayne Olson in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The 2020 Crop Production Summary is out, and Kelley Bean Company general manager for North Dakota and Minnesota John Bartsch says there were high water marks for both pinto and black beans. Come spring, Bartsch thinks dry beans will most likely be battling for additional acreage. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The dry bean industry has outlined policy priorities for the incoming Presidential Administration. Resolving the ongoing trade dispute and tariffs with the EU is top of mind, along with a trade agreement between the U.S. and the UK. Hear more from U.S. Dry Bean Council Executive Director Rebecca Bratter in the latest Dry Bean Scene.

Dry Bean Scene

An optimistic harvest outlook, a new dry bean variety and more are all highlights from the last half of 2020. Hear more in this Year in Review edition of the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Trade, an optimistic outlook and an early start to the planting season are all highlights from the first half of 2020. Hear more in this Year in Review edition of the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

A new black bean variety called ND Twilight is now available from North Dakota State University. This is the second black bean variety released from the NDSU breeding program. The new upright variety matures in approximately 90 days, and also has higher seed yield compared to other black beans varieties grown in the region. Learn more from NDSU dry bean breeder Dr. Juan Osorno in the latest Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Research has been done at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center on pinto bean performance with pre-plant rye as a cover crop. Learn more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently released a new crop insurance option for dry edible beans. Learn more about this new option from ILLINOIS Extension agricultural economist Gary Schnitkey in the Dry Bean Scene. This weekly radio update is made possibly by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The nutritional benefits of dry edible beans are being highlighted in the new Beans for Life campaign. Learn more from New Rockford, ND farmer Leann Schafer and “Girl Meets Farm” host Molly Yeh in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The U.S. Dry Bean Council is hosting the first ever global dry bean conference, bringing together dry bean buyers and stakeholders from all over the world. Learn more in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.