N.D. dry edible bean production plummets
FARGO (AP) — North Dakota’s dry edible bean crop is estimated at 7.1 million hundredweight, down more than a third from last year.
The Agriculture Department said the significant drop was due to a 37 percent decline in planted and harvested acres from 2012, and a 3 percent drop in yield. Yield is the amount produced per acre.
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