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Dry bean harvest meeting is Feb. 6 PDF Print E-mail

A free dry bean direct harvest meeting is scheduled in Grant for Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. The program will begin at 9:30-10 a.m. with sign in and coffee and conclude at 2 p.m.  
Topics to be covered include:  field preparation, weed control, the use of desiccants, direct harvesting, measuring and evaluating harvest loss and crop insurance considerations.  
Equipment representatives will be giving an update on what is available for direct harvesting and a panel of growers will discuss their experiences and answer questions.
Pre-register by calling the Perkins County Extension Office, 308-352-7580, by Friday, Jan. 31. A free lunch will be provided to those that pre-register.
Kelley Bean, Jack’s Bean and Trinidad Bean Companies will be providing the lunch and refreshments.
Contact John Thomas, Associate extension educator at the Box Butte County Extension Office for more information, 308-762-5616 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .