Dry bean harvest

What do black beans look like on a Michigan farm before they’re in a grocery store?

This dry bean harvest video with Michigan farmer Greg Ackerman shows it all!

The Q&A with Greg included:

  • How long is the farmers day out in the field?
  • About how many beans can be harvested per acre?
  • What methods are in place for farmers to protect Michigan’s environment?
  • How are beans and other Michigan-grown foods kept safe for people to consume?