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August 15, 2017
Cory Kritzberger, operations manager at American Crystal Sugar Co. in East Grand Forks, is impressed with the quality of early loads delivered to the East Grand Forks facility on the first day of pre-pile harvest for the 2017 campaign. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Sugar beet harvest looks sweet: Pre-pile begins in Red River Valley
14 hours 35 min ago
August 13, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative field agronomist Cody Wahlstrom (right) shows Lance Johnson of Haugrud Farms Inc., Rothsay, Minn., how to look for evidence of cercospora leafspot disease on a sugar beet leaf. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Disease threat at bay: Beet farmers head off cercospora
August 13, 2017 - 4:49pm
Lance Johnson (left), who recently joined his in-laws' Haugrud Farms Inc., near Rothsay, Minn., strolls through rain-laden "Shelly" hard red spring wheat with Roger Whippler, foundation seed manager for the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association in St. Paul, Minn. The two said they expect the wheat to pop back up before harvest that could start in mid-August. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Rothsay, Minn., seed farmers upbeat
August 13, 2017 - 4:33pm
June 9, 2017
Workers spray fertilizer in a sugar cane field in Zacatepec de Hidalgo, in Morelos state, Mexico, May 31.  Edgard Garrido / Reuters
U.S. Commerce Secretary likely to seal sugar trade deal despite objections
June 9, 2017 - 6:19pm
June 7, 2017
Manvel, N.D., farmer Scott Johnson scouts a field of sugar beets, planted with wheat to protect the young plants from wind,  west of Manvel Wednesday, June 7. Johnson is cautiously optimistic regarding the recent news about Mexican exports of sugar to the U.S. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Producers 'cautiously optimistic' about sugar deal with Mexico
June 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
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