NDSU Extension, with support from the Northarvest Bean Growers Association, hosted a “Getting It Right” virtual dry bean workshop. During the event, NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center cropping systems specialist Greg Endres discussed the pros and cons of dry bean production and marketing. “Certainly the profit potential is there with dry beans, and it fits nicely into a crop rotation,” said Endres. “Also, the planting window is later compared to the cool season crops farmers plant in the north.” However, there are a few factors farmers should consider before adding dry beans into their crop rotation. “Plant establishment is more challenging compared to soybeans. Weed and disease control also requires more attention.” Hear the full story and view a recording of the webinar.