New Growers

Thinking about growing beans?  Here are some resources to help you get started.

First time bean growers can find extensive information about edible bean production in OMAFRA Publication 811: Agronomy Guide for Field Crops.

The OMAFRA 2016 Field Crop Budget

Agricultural Management Institute’s Business Scorecard
The AMI Business Score Card is a management tool to help you measure your current performance and management practices so that you can plan for greater success

OMAFRA Field Crop Newsletters

Thompsons Limited also writes a weekly Crop Update during the growing season.

There are two websites for variety comparison information:

The Ontario Pulse Crop Committee’s Edible Bean Performance Trials

Preliminary Yield Trials

For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Ontario Bean Growers office.