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Minn. legislators expected to finish final part of $46B budget; tax cuts, bonding bill included

sugar beets

May 16, 2017
Upper Midwest farmers make rapid planting progress
May 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
June 10, 2016
Vermont’s labeling law could devastate sugar beet industry, coalition argues
June 10, 2016 - 11:13pm
June 8, 2016
Sugar co-op prepares for stricter rules
June 8, 2016 - 12:16am
December 13, 2015
Sugar co-op elects officers
December 13, 2015 - 11:10pm
December 9, 2015
Anti-GMO proponents threaten Roundup Ready beets
December 9, 2015 - 11:39pm
September 1, 2015
Soybean yields are expected to be good this year in west central Minnesota. The extra bushels will be needed to make up for the price, which is about $3 less per bushel than last year, according to the latest government price reports. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Area expects high crop yields
September 1, 2015 - 11:19pm
June 2, 2015
Sugar beet co-op shows water quality improvements
June 2, 2015 - 11:53pm
March 24, 2015
Frozen sugar beet piles stand at American Crystal Sugar Co.’s piling station near Felton  March  16. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Beet piles survive early thaw
March 24, 2015 - 8:40pm
November 14, 2014
American Crystal Sugar releases preliminary crop payment estimate
November 14, 2014 - 11:18pm
October 30, 2014
Beets are harvested in northern Chippewa County earlier this year. The U.S. has had free trade in sugar under the North American Free Trade Agreement since 2008 and imported 2 to 2.1 million tons of the sweet stuff from Mexico recently. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
U.S., Mexico reach sugar agreement
October 30, 2014 - 11:26pm
October 31, 2013
Wet autumn, freezing conditions take toll on sugar beet harvest
October 31, 2013 - 10:01am
October 18, 2013
Ryan Scott and other drivers wait to unload sugar beets at the Alvarado piling station of the American Crystal Sugar Co. Scott takes time off from his regular job each year to haul beets for family friends who are growers in the Crystal cooperative. (Forum News Service photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)
Workers moonlight, take vacation to drive beet trucks during frenetic harvest season
October 18, 2013 - 11:35pm
April 14, 2013
After 20 months, locked-out Crystal employees vote to accept contract
April 14, 2013 - 12:11pm
April 6, 2013
Sugar beets donated by American Crystal Sugar Co. of Moorhead, Minn., are unloaded March 26 at Mandan, N.D., for a North Dakota State University energy beet processing study. The NDSU work is being done at the Northern Great Plains Agricultural Laboratory at Mandan, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. (Forum News Service/Submitted photo by NDSU)
Study of energy from beets begins in N.D.
April 6, 2013 - 12:05pm
April 2, 2013
2 burned at East Grand Forks beet plant; victim of January accident still recovering
April 2, 2013 - 7:06am