Beans are a pulse crop, which is a legume plant that has dry, edible seeds in pods. Pulses come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colours.
Pulses are legume plants that have dry, edible seeds that are grown in pods.
The dry beans that are grown on the Prairies are: soybeans, faba beans, pinto, navy, great northern, small red, pink, and black. Dry beans have different bean types based on their seed coat colour and size. Beans are not a commonly grown crop in Saskatchewan.
These are some of the dry beans that are grown on the Prairies.
Over 100 countries import dry beans including countries such as Brazil, the United States, Italy, and Mexico.
Lentils, chickpeas, peas, and beans are all pulse crops grown in Canada.