International Dry Bean and Pulse Research Meetings Coming to Fargo

Dry bean and pulse researchers from North Dakota State University and the USDA-ARS Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center in Fargo are hosting the 2019 Bean Improvement Cooperative (BIC) and North American Pulse Improvement Association (NAPIA) biennial meetings back-to-back at the Radisson Hotel in Fargo in November. The BIC meeting will be November 3-6 and the NAPIA meeting will be November 6-8.

Both meetings will include oral and poster presentations by faculty and graduate students, a banquet or luncheon, awards ceremonies, organizational business meetings, social and networking events, and optional tours of NDSU research facilities and local Fargo food production industries.

Learn more about the meetings.

Beans Take the Spotlight at the Red River Market

The Red River Market opens this Saturday in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. Dry beans will take the spotlight during the cooking demo at 11:30 a.m. Megan Myrdal of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, who is also the market co-founder, will be serving up a Mediterranean Bean Salad.
Recipe cards will be handed out at the end of the demo. Learn more about the Red River Market by clicking here.