Research

The CDBC promotes the Colorado bean industry through research.

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Colorado State University

We are funding three research projects in 2021:

  • Bean breeding project to review the remaining pinto bean lines from Dr. Brick's breeding work, Dr. Maria Munoz- Amatriain, in collaboration with Dr. Carlos Urrea, University of Nebraska's Panhandle Research and Education Center

  • Pinto bean variety trial in Yuma to determine which varieties perform best in Colorado, Sally Jones-Diamond

Colorado Bean News

We publish a semi annual newsletter to keep Colorado bean growers and dealers informed about issues affecting the our industry.

Other bean research

  • University of Nebraska's PREC research reporting meeting - Dec 2020

  • Nebraska publishes a quarterly newsletter tha is an excellent source of research articles from the University of Nebraska's Panhandle Education and Research Center in Scottsbluff.

Click here to download Nebraska's Bean Bag newsletters.