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May 25, 2015

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

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.
May 23, 2015

Judge questions whether "right to farm" covers GMOs

Whether Oregon’s “right to farm” law extends to the production of genetically modified crops is a central question in the legal battle over Jackson County’s prohibition against such crops.
May 22, 2015

Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

Farmers along the river delta at the heart of California agriculture expected to get an answer Friday on their surprise offer to give up a quarter of their water this year in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks as California responds to th
May 22, 2015

Possible frost damage to Nebraska beets

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb.—The 2015 sugarbeet crop was off to a good start until cold weather hit the region on Mother’s Day weekend.
May 22, 2015

USDA offers summer food safety tips

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities that involve food.
May 21, 2015

GMO ban fails in Oregon’s Benton County

A proposed ban on biotech crops in Oregon’s Benton County has failed by a strong margin.
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