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Pinto beans. (Scott Bauer photo courtesy ARS/USDA)

Pulse weekly outlook: Manitoba beans podding, flowering

CNS Canada — A lack of moisture continues to plague Manitoba’s edible beans, but according to one specialist, the crop should still enjoy another strong year. “Most areas have gotten just enough rain to keep things in good condition,” said provincial pulse specialist Dennis Lange. The Winkler region, long considered a major planting area for […] Read more

Rain poses biggest threat to Man. edible beans

CNS Canada — Most of Manitoba’s edible bean crops are progressing with no complications — the only imminent threat being too much rain and moisture. Dennis Lange, farm production advisor for Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development at Altona, said most of the beans were planted at the end of May. “One of the biggest […] Read more