Two varieties of pinto bean, "Falcon" on the left and "Palomino" on the right, have different maturities.
Photo Credit:
Greg Endres

Dry Bean Getting It Right Zoom Meeting on March 22

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Farmers and crop advisers have an opportunity to receive dry edible bean production information during a virtual Getting It Right meeting that NDSU Extension, with support from Northarvest Bean Growers Association, is conducting from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 22.

Meeting co-chairs are Greg Endres, Extension cropping systems specialist at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center, and Hans Kandel, Extension agronomist in the NDSU Department of Plant Sciences.

“This webinar will provide concise presentations to reach dry bean producers and crop advisers with research-based production recommendations for 2022,” says Endres.

The subjects and presenters are:

  • Cultivar considerations and plant growth stages - Kandel
  • Plant establishment factors: Research and recommendations - Endres
  • Plant nutrition and soil considerations - Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension soil science specialist
  • Disease management - Sam Markell, NDSU Extension plant pathologist
  • Weed management - Joe Ikley, NDSU Extension weed specialist
  • Market update - Randy Martinson, Martinson Ag Risk Management

Also during the program, Mitch Coulter, Northarvest executive director, will provide an update from the organization.

Preregistration is required to participate in the meeting. Visit to preregister. Those who preregister will receive emailed instructions to participate in the meeting.

Certified crop adviser continuing education credits will be available for meeting participants.

The dry bean presentations will be recorded and archived. Also, recordings and resources from previously conducted Getting-it-Right meetings this winter on soybean, sunflower and canola are available at

Additional details about the dry bean meeting may be obtained by contacting the Carrington Research Extension Center (701.652.2951;, or emailing Endres ( or Kandel (