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Dry Bean Scene

Farm organizations and members of Congress gathered in Washington D.C. on Thursday for a rally supporting ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Hear more in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Despite a late start to planting and a stretch of dry weather, Michigan Dry Bean Commission Executive Director Joe Cramer says the dry bean crop has developed surprisingly well this growing season. Get the details in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Located in northeast North Dakota, the Pembina County dry bean crop has been enduring very dry conditions this growing season. Get the details from M-R Consulting owner Mark Ramsey in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network. It’s made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Leeds, North Dakota farmer Eric Jorgenson has been dealing with dry conditions for much of the growing season. Get the details in the Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network, made possible in part by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Portions of northeast North Dakota remain dry this growing season, and grasshoppers have been active in those areas. Get the details in the Dry Bean Scene, made possible by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, UPL, FMC, Central Valley Bean Co-op, SRS Commodities and Johnstown Bean Company.

TransFARMation: Seeking Compromise Between the Farmer and the Lender

Mary Nell Preisler has been involved in the Minnesota Farmer-Lender Mediation Program since the farm crisis of the 1980s and now serves as the statewide coordinator. A farmer in debt has the opportunity to renegotiate, restructure or resolve debt through mediation. “It seems to me that sometimes people are just paralyzed; they don’t know which way to turn.” As a neutral party, the mediator can facilitate open communication and help resolve financial differences.
 
Learn more in the latest edition of TransFARMation.

Dry Bean Scene

Hear more details on the new USDA Market Facilitation Program, as well as a crop update from the New York Mills, MN area. The Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network is made possible, in part, by the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

Dry Bean Scene

Now is the time during the growing season to be scouting for insects in dry beans. So far, reports of potato leaf hopper and grasshoppers are coming in. Get the details from NDSU Extension entomologist Jan Knodel and Rock and Roll Agronomy owner Jason Hanson in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network.

Dry Bean Scene

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.

Dry Bean Scene

In the Perham, Minnesota area, Professional Agronomy Services agronomist Brad Guck says dry bean planting is a wrap and the crop is off to a good start. Get the details in this week’s Dry Bean Scene on the Red River Farm Network.