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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.
August 29, 2014

Good projection for Nebraska beet crop

Sugarbeet growers have a lot to look forward to this season as numbers are in for projected tons per acre.
August 28, 2014

John Deere announces 400 additional layoffs

Deere & Company announced that it will place approximately 460 employees who work in the company's Waterloo, Iowa, operations on indefinite layoff in response to current market demand for its products. Deere said employees were informed today of the layof
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