MN Dry Bean Production
October 11, 2018
According to the October USDA Crop Production report, Minnesota dry edible bean production is pegged at nearly 4.18 million hundredweight. That's up 17 percent from 2017 number of 3.57 million. Area for harvest is at 167,000 acres, down from 163,000 acres last year. Dry bean yield is up 310 pounds per acre from last year, estimated at 2,500 pounds per acre for 2018.