Cornell Vegetable Program


NYS Dry Bean Growers Meeting

  • Friday, March 15, 2019, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

The 2019 NYS Dry Bean Growers Meeting and Variety Evaluation will be held Friday, March 15, from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, at Cornell AgriTech at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Food Research Lab Conference Room, 665 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456.

Join us for updates on dry bean production and marketing, Western bean cutworm activity, white mold management, breeding, varieties, and the use of dry beans in school lunches. We will also review research priorities and gather suggestions for future educational programs. The second half of the program will feature evaluation of the Cornell dry bean variety trial with 56 dry bean cultivars that were canned by Furmano Foods on display for taste and visual appearance. DEC and CCA credits have been applied for.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by March 12th. Cost is $10 per person and includes lunch.For more information and to register on-line by credit card, Go to Events at: Or, call Julie Kikkert at 585-394-3977 x404 to reserve a spot and pay with cash or check at the door.

The Food Research Lab is located at the corner of W. North St. and Pre-Emption Rd. From Pre-Emption Rd., enter on Collier Drive, park along Collier Drive or in the rear parking lot and use the Pilot Plant entrance. Look for signs to the Dry Bean Meeting. GPS Coordinates:42.876667, - 77.009742


Ariel Kirk
Agriculture Educator


New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
Food Research Lab Conference Room
665 W. North St.
Geneva, New York 14456