Smaller, but still solid crop for Minn-Dak beet co-op
FARGO, N.D. -- Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., is processing a disappointing crop, but still a solid contributor to the farming operations for some 476 growers.
At the co-op's 38th annual meeting in Fargo, N.D., President and Chief Executive David Roche talked about the impacts of a reduced crop. The 2011 crop year averaged 16.2 tons per acre, down from the 27.1-ton bumper crop in 2010 and the 20.7 ton crop in 2009.
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