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October 01, 2016
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Hard work in the sugarbeet business

Throughout the long, hot summers, workers tended the fields where sugarbeets grew—fields prepared, for decades, by horse-drawn plows; tractors were expensive and needed gasoline.
September 30, 2016
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Chief ag negotiator says TPP not dead

The chief agricultural negotiator with the U.S. Trade Representative says there’s still time to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.
September 30, 2016
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Clinton, Trump give positions on ag, regulatory policy

This week the American Farm Bureau Federation released answers Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have submitted on questions concerning farm policy, regulatory reform, environmental laws and other issues important to farmers and ranchers.
September 30, 2016
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Vilsack says farm debt to equity still low

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says 10 percent of US farming operations are on the edge – extremely leveraged or highly leveraged.
September 30, 2016
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Beet factory coming down

The factory is located at the north end of Blackfoot on Highway 91.
September 29, 2016
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Senator cautions Vilsack on GMO labeling issue

Senate Agriculture Committee chair Pat Roberts cautions the USDA to stay within the limits of what Congress intended.
September 29, 2016
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USDA announces 2017 sugar loan rates

USDA offers marketing assistance loans to processors of sugarbeets.
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