Last Call: 2021 Northarvest Scholarship Applications

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NBGA) is offering a scholarship to the children and grandchildren of a Northarvest producer member.  NBGA is comprised of dry bean growers from North Dakota and Minnesota. The association is excited to offer two- $1,000 scholarship opportunities individuals who meet the following requirements: A parent or grandparent must be a […]

Now Hiring: Office and Finance Director

Are you interested in working with dry bean farmers who are committed to sustainability and the future of agriculture in North Dakota and Minnesota? The Northarvest Bean Growers Association is looking for an office and finance director. The office and finance director will manage the office database, provide support of all office activities, trade activities, […]

Sabolik Joins the Northarvest team as Marketing & Communications Director

Danna Sabolik joined the Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NHBGA) as the marketing and communications director on April 1, 2021.  In this role, Danna will lead Northarvest communications and promotions strategy for the dry bean farmers in North Dakota and Minnesota. The association is very happy to welcome Sabolik.  “Northarvest has an exceptional story to share […]

Northarvest Board Elects New Officers

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association elected new officers to the board of directors, along with  U.S. Dry Bean Council directors.   Eric Samuelson of Crookston, Minnesota is the new Northarvest president. Previously, Samuelson served as treasurer and also serves on the legislative, crop insurance and scholarship committees. He was first elected to the board in […]

2020 Dry Bean Grower Survey Highlights

The 2020 Dry Bean Grower Survey of Production, Pest Problems and Pesticide Use provides important data on dry bean production, pest problems and pesticide use in Minnesota and North Dakota. Research and Extension faculty at North Dakota State University, along with directors of the Northarvest Bean Growers Association (NHBGA), develop the survey form. Survey respondents […]

Dry Bean Scene

The Quality Loss Adjustment Program deadline has been extended to April 9. Farm Service Agency Administrator Steve Peterson says the agency is working through documentation clarifications. Learn more in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Beans for Life Campaign Launched

Molly Yeh, host of Food Network’s “Girl Meets Farm” and wife of a dry bean farmer, has announced a new partnership with Northarvest Bean Growers Association, launching their national “Beans for Life” campaign. Over one half of the United States’ dry bean production coming from North Dakota and Minnesota, where Molly Yeh and her husband […]

Thorsgard Retires

Grady Thorsgard, a longtime Northarvest Bean Growers Association and Dry Bean Council member, was recognized at his final board meeting by Northarvest President David Dickson. The plaque reads, “In recognition of your service as District II Council member, Ag Coalition representative for the North Dakota Dry Bean Council and representative on committees for the Northarvest […]

Dry Bean Scene

NDSU Extension is a dry bean production webinar on Wednesday, April 15. Find out more from NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center agronomist Greg Endres in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network.

Northarvest Seeks an Executive Director

The Northarvest Bean Growers Association, located in Fargo, North Dakota, seeks to hire a proven leader as its Executive Director. This position is responsible for administering and overseeing all programs, projects and contracts; working with the board members; managing office staff; and assisting with the development and management of the budget, along with other duties […]