Market Green Bean Production in West Virginia

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2019: $29,356.00
Projected End Date: 07/31/2022
Grant Recipient: West Virginia University Extension Service
Region: Northeast
State: West Virginia
Project Leader:
Lisa Jones
West Virginia University
Snap or green beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) are a popular summer, garden vegetable grown throughout West Virginia and Central Appalachia for their flavor, canning quality and high marketable yields. Snap beans are highly nutritious containing abundant dietary fiber and Vitamin C. As a group. snap beans include bush beans, half-runner beans and pole beans. This publication gives an overview of production of the trellis-supported vine-grown varieties of the crop.
Lewis Jett, West Virginia University Extension Service
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.