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November 29, 2014

Down to a science: Turning beets to sugar

FORT MORGAN, Colo.—When there's a sweet but somewhat funky smell in the air coupled with white or gray plumes bursting into the sky above the Western Sugar Cooperative factory in Fort Morgan, it's a pretty safe bet that sugarbeets are being processed.
November 28, 2014

Keweenaw farmer harvests first commercial sugarbeet crop

ARNHEIM, Mich.—Sugarbeets are big business in the weeks leading to deer season, and local farmer Bob Wahmhoff Jr. is getting in on the market.
November 27, 2014

Wyo. sugarbeet harvest finishes strong

Glen Reed finished piling his 330-acre sugarbeet crop more than a month early, thanks to the warm dry conditions of the 2014 harvest season on his farm 5 miles northeast of Cody, Wyo.
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.
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