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May 26, 2015
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USDA pegs sugarbeet area up 2% from 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its March 31 Prospective Plantings report said growers intend to plant 1,182,100 acres of sugarbeets in 2015, up 20,500 acres, or 2%, from 1,161,600 acres planted in 2014.
May 26, 2015
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TPA bill could face tougher fight in House

Now that the Senate has passed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation, the focus turns to the House of Representatives.
May 26, 2015
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USDA seeks applications for grants to help socially-disadvantaged producers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas.
May 26, 2015
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BASF sponsors space farming research project

Is it possible to produce large quantities of high quality vegetables on a space station, about 320 kilometers away from Earth?
May 26, 2015
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Sugarbeet growers back in field

Southern Alberta farmers who grow sugarbeets rushed to plant their crops May 13 after a four-year agreement with Lantic (Rogers) Sugar was finalized.?
May 25, 2015
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McCreedy chosen as Amalgamated CEO

The Amalgamated Sugar Co. announced that John McCreedy will succeed Vic Jaro as president and CEO of the sugarbeet grower cooperative.
May 24, 2015
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Threats to sugarbeets in Red River Valley

The sugarbeet growing season in the Red River Valley is off to its fastest start in recent memory.
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