UC Santa Cruz
Fresh Market and Dry Bean Production: A Guide for Beginning Specialty Crop Growers
- Author(s): Leap, Jim
- Wong, Darryl
- Yogg Comerchero, Kirstin
- et al.
Fresh market round and flat pod bush beans can be a productive and profitable market crop, as well as a beneficial rotational crop in diverse, small- to medium-scale, mixed specialty crop systems in California.
This guide describes the steps involved in growing bush beans organically with a focus on planting to moisture for weed control, and reviews options for planters to use at various scales.