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More than 90 percent of this year's area sugar beet crop was planted with Roundup Ready seed, as compared to only 15 percent last year. Tribune photo

Roundup Ready seeds used on 90% of local crop

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RENVILLE -- More than 90 percent of this year's sugar beet crop for Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative was planted with RoundUp Ready seeds, as compared to just 15 percent of last year's crop, according to information provided earlier this year by company officials.


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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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