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In Salta Province, Argentina, 
L-R: Roman Kutnowski (USDBC Regional Representative, Ellen  Levinson (USDBC International Representative), Marco Antonio Macina (Local Producer), Cindi 
Allen (U.S. Producer) and Esteban Guerineau (Agronomist for a local farm)

Argentina Crop Survey Suggests Increased Production

July 17, 2017

USDBC’s recently completed initial survey of the Argentine bean crop projects an uptick in production numbers for this year. Plantings have responded to the high demand from Brazil last year particularly for black, cranberry, and dark red kidney beans. Despite the successful planting, the Argentine bean crop has had to deal with white mold due […]

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Waiting for the Rains in Zacatecas Mexico

July 17, 2017

Only 5 – 10% of the Mexican dry bean crop is grown on irrigated land. Planting in those areas is underway. 90% of total Mexican dry bean production is dry land grown and dependent on rains. While not much information is available as of this newsletter, the most important bean growing states of Zacatecas, Durango, […]

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