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September 03, 2014

Valmont acquires majority stake in AgSense

Valmont Industries Inc., a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, has acquired a majority interest in South Dakota-based AgSense.
September 02, 2014

Encirca Yield input management offering being expanded

DuPont Pioneer announced plans for a new grower pilot program that will expand on the input management offerings in its recently launched Encirca Yield services platform to include phosphorous and potassium management.
September 01, 2014

Nebraska corn farmers, Aventine in sugar fight

According to a Reuters article, the corn-based ethanol industry in Nebraska is fighting an ethanol sugar-based ethanol plant over its feedstock.
August 31, 2014

RRV Sugarbeet Museum Harvest Festival set for Sept. 7

The Red River Valley Sugarbeet Museum hosts its 10th Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 7. The museum is located along U.S. Highway 2 on the southeast side of Crookston, Minn.
August 30, 2014

Amalgamated expects strong beet crop

BOISE, Idaho—Amalgamated Sugar officials expect an outstanding sugarbeet crop that should nearly rival last year’s record yields, but with a higher average sugar content.
August 30, 2014

RRV sugar beet crop looking small, late

MOORHEAD, Minn.—Sugarbeet cooperative leaders say early indications are for a smaller sugarbeet yield than earlier expected in the Red River Valley.
August 29, 2014

Review panel vote shows close race on Measure 92

If the vote by a Citizens’ Initiative Review panel is any indication, the arguments will be robust for and against a proposed Oregon requirement for labeling of foods with genetically modified organisms—and the outcome of Measure 92 will be close.
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