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