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Sugar beets could be used as the feedstock to produce ethanol in areas outside of the Corn Belt, according to Maynard Helgaas of Green Vision Group of Fargo, N.D. He spoke to Renville County ProAg members Monday at their annual meeting in Olivia. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Beets could expand ethanol production outside corn belt

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OLIVIA -- Sugar beets could be used as the feedstock to expand ethanol production to areas outside of the Corn Belt. That's the goal of Heartland Renewable Energy of Muscatine, Iowa, and a Fargo, N.D.-based consulting company known as Green Vision Group.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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