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November 26, 2014

Farmers expect sugarbeet crop to break records

REESE, Mich.—The Bauer family knows sugarbeets.
November 25, 2014

2014 Sugarbeet Seed Week meetings will help in variety selection

Michigan Sugar Company and Michigan State University Extension conduct variety trials to evaluate the positive and negative traits of each variety.
November 24, 2014

Cold weather benefits sugarbeet crop

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb.—To most, cold weather is an inconvenience, but one crop is benefiting from the low temperatures.
November 23, 2014

Sugarbeet hemoglobin could be used as blood substitute

According to a new study published in the journal Plant and Cell Physiology, hemoglobin found in a variety of beetroot called the sugarbeet (Beta vulgarisssp. vulgaris) could be used as a blood substitute.
November 22, 2014

Coalition urges extension of tax provisions

A coalition of groups wants Congress to extend tax provisions that they say are crucial to continued economic recovery.
November 22, 2014

Sugarbeet harvest to keep processing plants busy

A big sugarbeet harvest in Michigan is expected to keep processing plants working until the end of March, a few weeks longer than usual.
November 21, 2014

Recount likely on Oregon GMO labeling measure

SALEM—An automatic recount now appears likely for Measure 92, a ballot initiative that would require labeling of food sold in Oregon containing genetically modified organisms.
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