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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
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.
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