Dry beans


2023 NYS Dry Bean Meeting and Cutting Event

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The NYS Dry Bean Meeting is back in person this year, and will be paired with the annual Dry Bean Cutting Event! 

The morning meeting will include presentations on the latest dry bean research in New York, with topics including market updates, white mold management, western bean cutworm and soybean cyst nematode management, dry bean variety testing, and incorporating NY dry beans into schools. 

2.0 DEC credits will be available.

COST: $10 for CVP enrollees; $15 for Non-enrollees. 

Lunch will be provided in between the two events. REGISTER NOW!

The Dry Bean Cutting will follow the meeting and showcase the canned dry beans from the 2022 Dry Bean Variety Trial.

9:00 AM Welcome/Announcements/DEC Sign-in

9:10 Overview of the 2022 growing season and market update -- Jerry Jones, New York Bean, and Matt Stawowy, Steele & Co

9:30 Towards a site-specific model for white mold in dry beans in New York -- Sarah Pethybridge, Cornell

9:50 Determine the magnitude and distribution of Western bean cutworm, and the risk to dry beans, in the major production area in New York -- Margie Lund, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program, and Marion Zuefle, NYS IPM Program

10:10 Improving soybean cyst nematode (SCN) sampling with the use of field electrical conductivity mapping -- Marion Zuefle, NYS IPM Program, and Margie Lund, CCE Cornell Vegetable Program

10:30 Break

10:40 Breeding, evaluation and development of dry bean varieties that are highly adapted to NYS growing environments and markets -- Phillip Griffiths, Cornell

11:00 Comparison of new and standard dry bean varieties at Cornell AgriTech research farm: 2022 NYS Dry Bean Variety Trial updates -- Steve Reiners and Michael Rosato, Cornell

11:20 Cool School Food: Encouraging the use of dry beans in school lunches, and promoting the health aspects of dry bean consumption -- Amie Hamlin, NY Coalition for Healthy School Food

11:40 NYS Dry Bean Industry Advisory Committee Meeting

12:00 PM Adjourn Meeting; pick up DEC credit sheets

12:00-1:00 Lunch (included for all attendees)

1:00 PM Dry Bean Cutting held in Raw Products Building (7 Crabapple Dr). All are welcome to attend!




Cornell Vegetable Program - Margie Lund



Cornell AgriTech, Jordan Hall
Second Floor Auditorium
630 West North Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Last updated March 9, 2023