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MONTCALM DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS
Montcalm has a bush type growth habit with white flowers, and good lodging resistance. Montcalm exhibits resistance to Halo Blight, Bean Common Mosaic Virus and Alpha anthracnose, while being tolerant to air pollution and rust. Montcalm has excellent canning and salad quality. Montcalm is susceptible to root rot, white mold, and common blight.
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Hawks Bean Co.Presque Isle40989-734-2584
Sumerix FarmsAlpena168989-379-2721


RED HAWK DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS
(PVP 94 Protected Variety)
Red Hawk, released jointly by Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station and the USDA Agricultural Research Service is a high yielding variety (22/cwt acre) with an upright bush growth habit, mid to full season maturity, resistance to Races 7 and 73 of anthracnose and excellent canning quality.
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Robere FarmsSchoolcraft40906-286-1468
Sumerix FarmsAlpena100989-379-2721


ALPENA NAVY BEANS
Alpena is an upright, mid-season cultivar with uniform dry down at harvest. Alpena combines high yield potential with erect architecture and high pod placement making it suitable for direct harvesting under narrow row production systems. The upright architecture also contributes to avoidance of white mold. Alpena carries the single dominant hypersensitive I gene form of resistance to BCMV virus. Alpena produces seed that meets industry package standards and has excellent canning quality.
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Garner FarmsTuscola114989-823-8814


ZENITH BLACK BEANS
(PVP 94 Applied for)
Zenith was developed by MSU AgBioResearch and released in 2014. Zenith is an upright, full season cultivar with anthracnose resistance and excellent canning quality. Zenith combines very high yield potential with erect architecture with high pod placement and resistance to lodging. Zenith is suitable for direct harvesting under narrow row production systems. Zenith carries the I gene for resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus. Zenith retains its black color when canned and was rated highest in canned bean color in the black bean seed class.
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Brockway OrganicsSt. Clair30*810-304-0170
Dreher FarmsSanilac52989-917-0058
Harrington Seeds, IncTuscola47989-868-4750
Lutz FarmsHuron40989-553-4787
Penzien, DavidLapeer37810-724-0021
Red Maple FarmsSanilac22*810-404-1933
Schmidt FarmsBay70989-529-8829
* Certified Organic Seed


ZORRO BLACK BEANS
(Protected Variety PVP 94)
Zorro is a mid season variety with upright indeterminate growth habit and excellent yielding ability. Zorro is resistant to BCMV and bacterial blight, while having some tolerance to white mold.
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* Certified Organic Seed

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This page was last updated on 10/9/2017