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During a stop at a Crookston farm, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz got a firsthand look at drought conditions in Polk County. The governor spoke with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack twice in the past week and said USDA understands the urgency of the situation. Area farmer Eric Samuelson, who serves as the Northarvest Bean Growers Association President, was in attendance and shared comments with Governor Walz.

Get the full story in the latest Dry Bean Scene made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Grasshoppers and spider mites are just a couple of the pests dry bean growers should be on the lookout for. Learn more from NDSU Extension entomologist Janet Knodel in the latest Dry Bean Scene. This radio program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

The dry bean crop in the Crookston, Minnesota area is starting to flower. Centrol Ag Consulting agronomist Ben Genereux says there is still good potential with timely rains. Hear more in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Hope, North Dakota farmer and North Dakota Dry Bean Council member Josh Ihry was able to plant all of his dry bean acres this year. Most of the crop escaped the frost and wind because of a later planting date. Hear more from Ihry in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Dry Bean Scene

Like the rest of the state, conditions continue to be dry at Leeds, North Dakota. Northarvest Bean Growers Association Vice President Eric Jorgenson has received about 1.5 inches of rain since the start of planting. Even though this is a small amount, Jorgenson describes it as a blessing. Hear more from Jorgenson in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Like many parts of the Northern Plains, conditions are dry in the Clear Lake, Minnesota area. Minnesota Dry Bean Council director and farmer Ryan Peterson normally doesn’t start irrigating crops until the Fourth of July. But this year the water has been turned on since dry bean planting. Hear more from Peterson in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio program is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Mother Nature turned up the heat this week following freezing temperatures the week prior. Hear more from North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network Director Daryl Ritchison in the  Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. This radio update is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.
 

Dry Bean Scene

This week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network features a planting update from Crookston, Minnesota. Farmer and Northarvest President Eric Samuelson hopes to wrap up navy bean planting today. Hear more in the latest radio update, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

This week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network features a planting update from Rugby, North Dakota. Farmer Steve Fritel is putting pinto beans in the ground, but soil conditions are tough. Hear more in the latest radio update, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

According to Johnstown Bean Company general manager Dylan Karley, northeastern North Dakota will see less dry bean acres planted this year. The expected decline is partially being influenced by competitive corn and soybean prices. Hear more in the latest Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.