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Small-holder farmers in Mozambique, prepare to participate in pilot promotional campaign for Tasty! Mozambique. The women cooked favorite recipes with common bean and soybean additions. Photo by Allison Smythe
April 26, 2017

Maria da Luz, Nina Furstenau, and Allison Smythe just returned from gathering information on modern bean recipes used by women in rural villages.

February 24, 2017

Bean scientists from various disciplines work together to develop heat tolerant bean to promote food security

July 10, 2014

Dr. Juan Carlos Rosas received the Gamma Sigma Delta Society of Agriculture's most distinguished award this year.

June 2, 2014

Legume phenotyping brings root researchers to Arizona from June 3-6.

November 5, 2013

With support from a $5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, an international team led by Jonathan Lynch, professor of plant nutrition in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will establish the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Climate-Resilient Beans. The project will employ novel techniques to accelerate breeding programs for the common bean aimed at conferring traits that can increase yield under heat and drought stress.