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October 18, 2018
Peter Fank stands near the grain cart he was driving Thursday in his soybean field near Sunburg as a combine harvests in the background. Delayed by wet weather, this was only the second day he was able to harvest soybeans.

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Harvest kicks into gear after long rain delay
October 18, 2018 - 11:14pm
October 1, 2018
Dustin McDonald operates a sugarbeet lifter Thursday near Fisher, Minnesota. Dustin farms with his father, George McDonald. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Yields for sugar beets continue to climb: Sugar content expected to be higher in the northern valley
October 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Sidney (Mont.) Sugars Inc., started its pre-pile harvest on Sept. 12. Full-scale harvest will start Sept. 26, unless it’s too warm. Photo taken Sept. 17, at Sidney, Mont. Forum News Service / Agweek / Mikkel Pates
Sidney Sugars sees strong yields, sugar content: Beet prospects rise with pallid sturgeon fix
October 1, 2018 - 6:00am
June 11, 2018
Two-row barley could use some rain but has a good start toward a strong crop at J&K Farms, as the Mooreton, N.D., skyline the background. The two-row barley is more highly sought in a trend toward micro-brewery beer consumers. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Barley near Mooreton, N.D., could use a drink
June 11, 2018 - 6:41am
April 16, 2018
American Crystal Sugar Co. share sales have traded well this winter, buoyed by favorable storage conditions, a boosted price projection, and comparisons to other commodity prices. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
April 16, 2018 - 8:10am
A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop
April 16, 2018 - 6:42am
December 4, 2017
A beet pile sits Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in the shadow of the American Crystal Sugar plant in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Area beet co-ops figure tax reform bill deduction would mean $21M hit
December 4, 2017 - 6:40am
November 21, 2017
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American Crystal fined $135,000 for emission violations in East Grand Forks, Crookston
November 21, 2017 - 6:26pm
October 12, 2017
The sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley is on track to wrap up early. Stock Photo
Red River Valley sugar beet harvest on track to wrap up early
October 12, 2017 - 10:18pm
October 7, 2017
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October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
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AgweekTV: Soybeans for Sale
October 7, 2017 - 8:30am
October 2, 2017
Slow harvest pace: Are fall rains good or bad?
October 2, 2017 - 6:11am
September 17, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., again is asking co-op members to identify 15 percent of acres they might have to leave unharvested, due to yield estimates that have ballooned to 32 tons. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak co-op starts its pre-pile beet harvest
September 17, 2017 - 6:48am
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
August 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
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