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“Getting It Right” Dry Bean Webinar Held

Farmers and crop advisers had the opportunity to receive dry edible bean production information during a virtual “Getting It Right” meeting that NDSU Extension held this past Tuesday, February 2.
 
The subjects that were covered and presenters included:
  • Market types and variety review – Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
  • Recommendations for selected plant establishment factors – Greg Endres, Extension cropping systems specialist
  • Soil considerations and plant nutrition – Dave Franzen, Extension soil science specialist
  • Insect management – Janet Knodel, Extension entomologist
  • Disease management – Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
  • Weed management – Joe Ikley, Extension weed specialist
 
Also during the program, Mitch Coulter, Northarvest executive director, provided an update from the organization. In addition, a prerecorded video that provides a dry bean market update by Frayne Olson, Extension crops economist, was available.
 
Videos from the webinar are posted online at: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/carringtonrec/videos.

“Getting It Right” Dry Bean Webinar Slated for Feb. 2

Farmers and crop advisers will have an opportunity to receive dry edible bean production information during a virtual “Getting It Right” meeting that NDSU Extension is holding.
 
“This webinar will provide concise presentations to reach dry bean producers and crop advisers with research-based production recommendations for 2021,” says Greg Endres, Extension cropping systems specialist based at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center.
 
The subjects that will be covered and presenters are:
  • Market types and variety review – Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
  • Recommendations for selected plant establishment factors – Endres
  • Soil considerations and plant nutrition – Dave Franzen, Extension soil science specialist
  • Insect management – Janet Knodel, Extension entomologist
  • Disease management – Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
  • Weed management – Joe Ikley, Extension weed specialist
 
Also during the program, Mitch Coulter, Northarvest executive director, will provide an update of the organization. In addition, a prerecorded video that provides a dry bean market update by Frayne Olson, Extension crops economist, will be available.
 
Preregistration is required to participate in the meeting. Visit https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/carringtonrec/events to view the schedule and preregister. Those who preregister will receive emailed instructions to participate in the meeting. The February 2 presentations will be recorded and archived. Certified crop adviser continuing education credits will be available for meeting participants.
 
NDSU Extension is organizing and conducting the meeting in cooperation with the Northarvest Bean Growers Association.

USDA Hosts CFAP Webinar

On Thursday, USDA’s Farm Service Agency and Agricultural Marketing Service hosted a webinar on how producers can prepare for the upcoming signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This includes information on how to apply once signup opens and how to initiate contact with FSA. View the webinar here.

“Getting It Right” Presentations Now Available

Presentations from the “Getting It Right” Dry Bean Production webinar on April 15 are now available. The dry bean webinar subjects covered by NDSU Extension crop specialists include:
  • Market types and variety review, and plant growth stages – Hans Kandel
  • Recommendations for selected plant establishment factors – Greg Endres
  • Soil considerations and plant nutrition – Dave Franzen
  • Disease management – Sam Markell
  • Weed management – Joe Ikley
  • Market update – Frayne Olson
 
Access them here.

NDSU Extension to Host Dry Bean Webinar

Farmers and crop advisers will have an opportunity to receive dry bean production and market updates during a ‘Getting-it-Right’ webinar that North Dakota State University Extension is conducting. The webinar date and time period are Wednesday, April 15 from 9:30 a.m. to noon.
 
NDSU Extension, with support by Northarvest Bean Growers Association, conducted a live, full-day dry bean workshop at two locations in northeast ND in late January. “The educational event was well-received and valued by participants indicated by written evaluations”, according to Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist.
 
“This webinar will provide more concise presentations to reach additional dry bean producers and managers with research-based production recommendations for 2020,” says Ryan Buetow, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist, who is providing technical support of the webinar.
 
The dry bean webinar subjects that will be covered live by NDSU Extension crop specialists are:
  • Market types and variety review, and plant growth stages – Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist
  • Recommendations for selected plant establishment factors – Endres
  • Soil considerations and plant nutrition – Dave Franzen, Extension soils specialist
  • Disease management – Sam Markell, Extension plant pathologist
  • Weed management – Joe Ikley, Extension weed science specialist
  • Market update – Frayne Olson, Extension crops economist
 
Preregister for the webinar: https://tinyurl.com/NDSUdrybean
 
To join the webinar, go to https://tinyurl.com/jointhedrybeanwebinar. You should log in a few minutes before the start of the webinar because it will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m.
 
The webinars will be recorded. Speakers can be contacted later to answer questions that result from the webinar. Certified Crop Adviser continuing education credits will be available.