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November 26, 2014

Calorie counts: Coming to a restaurant, movie theater, vending machine near you

It’s about to get a lot tougher to hide from calories.
November 26, 2014

ASA proposes all countries dropping sugar subsidies

The American Sugar Alliance (ASA) wants the world to function as a subsidy-free sugar market.
November 26, 2014

Iowa ag secretary to speak at Montag Nutrient Placement Conference

On Jan. 21, Montag Manufacturing, as part of its 10th Anniversary Celebration, will host the Inaugural Nutrient Placement Conference at the Regional Events Center in Spencer, Iowa.
November 26, 2014

Farmers expect sugarbeet crop to break records

REESE, Mich.—The Bauer family knows sugarbeets.
November 25, 2014

2014 Sugarbeet Seed Week meetings will help in variety selection

Michigan Sugar Company and Michigan State University Extension conduct variety trials to evaluate the positive and negative traits of each variety.
November 24, 2014

Cold weather benefits sugarbeet crop

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb.—To most, cold weather is an inconvenience, but one crop is benefiting from the low temperatures.
November 23, 2014

Sugarbeet hemoglobin could be used as blood substitute

According to a new study published in the journal Plant and Cell Physiology, hemoglobin found in a variety of beetroot called the sugarbeet (Beta vulgarisssp. vulgaris) could be used as a blood substitute.
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