U.S. Dry Bean Production
October 11, 2018
According to the October USDA Crop Production report, U.S. dry edible bean production is pegged at 37.8 million hundredweight. That's up less than 1 percent from the 2017 number of 35.8 million. Area for harvest is at 2,009,000 acres, down from 2,012,000 acres last year. Dry bean yield is up 103 pounds per acre from last year, estimated at 1,884 pounds per acre for 2018.