NDSU Crop and Pest Report

The 15th issue of the NDSU Extension Crop & Pest Report for 2021 has been released. Topics featured in this week’s edition are: Entomology Plant Science Plant Pathology Weeds Diagnostic Lab Around the State Weather Summary/Outlook View the latest report.

Dry Bean Plantings Expected to Decline This Year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its prospective plantings report Wednesday, March 31. Farmers intend to plant 1.54 million acres of dry edible beans in 2021. That’s down 11 percent from the previous season’s 1.74 million acres. Planted area is expected to be below last year in all estimating states except Washington.     […]

New Global Dry Bean Supply/Demand Reporting Available

The U.S. Dry Bean Council is developing a new series of reports on global dry bean supply and demand.This information is being to developed to provide insight on global dry bean intentions and production to allow for improved global strategy response and inform important business decisions for our members.The reports will be developed for each […]

Complete Crop Acreage Reports

Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after spring planting should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office before the applicable deadline. July 15 is a major deadline for most crops, but acreage reporting deadlines vary by county and by crop. Contact your FSA county office for […]

More Dry Bean Acres Estimated in 2020

Area planted for dry beans in 2020 is estimated at 1.59 million acres, up 23 percent from last year. Area harvested is forecast to total 1.53 million acres, up 30 percent from last year. Eight out of nine estimating States show an increase in total dry bean planted acres compared to last year. Planted area […]