Trade with the European Union remains a top priority for the dry bean industry. U.S. Dry Bean Council Executive Director Rebecca Bratter has more in the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Pulses are still considered a niche-market crop in Ukraine. Dry peas are the leading pulse product at 775,600 MT produced in 2018, followed by 71,190 MT of dry beans, 53,560 MT of garbanzos and 19,620 MT of lentils. Although dry bean production volumes are currently low in Ukraine, top-quality North American navy bean seed has been acquired by certain farming interests which means that navy bean production could develop very quickly, especially now that there is a shortage of white beans in world markets. Read more.
- $81,767 to study the optimization of fungicide timing, row spacing and winter rye for improved Sclerotinia management in dry beans.
- $202,040 for increasing breeding efficiencies in dry bean by using improved selection tools for cultivar development.
According to the Weekly Dry Bean Market News report, grower prices for North Dakota and Minnesota remain mostly unchanged this week. Dry bean trading activity remains limited with very light demand. Contract product is moving steady.
The persistent, wet conditions are putting this year’s dry bean crop at a greater risk for foliar diseases. Get the details from North Dakota State University plant pathologist Julie Pasche in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network.
According to USDA’s Weekly Market News, trading activity remains slow for dry edible beans with very light demand. Contract product is moving steady. Grower prices for most classes of dry beans remain unchanged from one week ago.
- Mexico’s accumulated bean imports from all origins totaled 35,573 metric tons, with a value of $27,611 ,060 U.S.
- From these, 31,323 MT were U.S. beans with a value of $23,559,075 U.S.
- Since January 2019, 18,297 MT of U.S black beans, 9,979 MT of U.S pinto beans and 3,047 MT of U.S white beans have been imported by Mexico.
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