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April 02, 2015

Beet piles in RRV survive early warm weather

GEORGETOWN, N.D.—Despite a December warm-up and out-of-season high temperatures in mid-March, the region’s sugar beet piles remain in surprisingly good shape, officials say.
April 01, 2015

Energy beets slow to catch on in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D.—Development of energy beets in North Dakota is still nebulous, while projects in California are moving forward.
March 28, 2015

GMO labeling bill re-introduced

A GMO labeling bill that would allow for voluntary labeling of food products has been reintroduced in Congress.
March 27, 2015

USDA announces no actions under Feedstock Flexibility Program

The USDA Commodity Credit Corporation announced today that it does not expect to purchase sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program in the second quarter of 2015.
March 27, 2015

EU finding ugly foods attractive

A new movement is under way in Europe to get consumers to be more accepting of “ugly food” and cut down on food waste.
March 26, 2015

Professor tells House committee that GMOs should not be labeled

Molecular biology and genetics professor Nina Fedoroff says genetic modification has a good history.
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