The dry bean markets are certainly starting to tell a story. Acres are down dramatically in 2021 and production is being impacted by ongoing drought in North Dakota and Minnesota. Hear more from Martinson Ag Risk Management President Randy Martinson in the Dry Bean Scene. This radio program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
USDA released its prospective plantings report Wednesday. NDSU Extension Crops Economist Frayne Olson expected a bigger cut in dry bean plantings than what the surveys indicated. Martinson Ag Risk Management President Randy Martinson did not see much of a change in crop insurance participation for dry bean growers this year, saying the run-up in soybean prices has been a bigger factor in any acreage shift. Hear more in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
Northarvest Bean Grower – Our Mission:
NHBGA, growers representing growers through the check-off system, is North America’s largest supplier of quality dry beans. Working together to better the industry through promotion, research, market development, education of consumers and monitoring of governmental policy. Our future goals must be continued market exposure and careful monitoring of new ideas, consumer choices, and producer needs.
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