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August 28, 2014

New sugarbeet receiving station under construction in Minn.

NEW LONDON, Minn.––At a glance, it appears that another gravel mining operation is under way in northern Kandiyohi County in Minnesota.
August 27, 2014

Sugar Association expresses importance of science-based conclusions

The Sugar Association (SA) reiterated its objection to the use of the term “added sugars” in recent comments to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), as well noting that the preponderance of scientific evidence simply does not support the DGA’s rece
August 26, 2014

Dept. of Commerce: Mexican sugar subsidies distort trade

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) today said Mexican sugar subsidies are giving Mexico’s sugar mills an unfair trade advantage.
August 26, 2014

Raven introduces new nozzle control system

Raven Industries’ Applied Technology Division announces Hawkeye, an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the most precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field.
August 25, 2014

Beet outlook up despite presence of nematodes

SIDNEY, Neb.—The outlook for this year's sugarbeet crop is about 2 tons greater than previous year's output.
August 25, 2014

Deere to lay off more than 600 at four U.S. plants

Deere & Co, the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said it would indefinitely lay off more than 600 employees at plants in Illinois, Iowa and Kansas as falling grain prices hurt demand for tractors, harvesters and other agricultural machinery.
August 24, 2014

Slow pace of rail recovery stirs fear of future woes

More than eight months after an extreme winter began snarling North American rail traffic, a Reuters analysis of industry data shows delays lingering, raising the risk of a second winter of chaos on the rails.
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