Dry Edible Beans

Mixed dry edible beans

The latest Extension information about dry bean production and management practices from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska's Dry Bean Industry

Nebraska dry edible bean producers plant anywhere from 140,000 to 200,000 acres of beans in a typical year. This production is concentrated in western Nebraska.

Nebraska's national rankings in dry bean production (Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture, 2008):

  • 4th in production of all dry edible beans
  • 1st in production of great northern beans
  • 2nd in production of pinto beans

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