Record Reports at American Crystal Sugar
The Crookston district reports the 2006 sugarbeet crop appears to be of record size. Currently, the best yield estimate for the CRK district is 22.7 tons per acre and could increase.
In Drayton, ND, the crop also appears to be of record size and currently the best yield estimate for the Drayton district is 23.9 tons per acre. With this kind of yield expected, all receiving stations will be very close to maximum capacity.
All receiving stations in the East Grand Forks district are open and receiving beets.
Record size is also reported in the Hillsboro, ND district. The current yield estimate for the is 24.4 tons per acre. With this crop size, Reynolds and the Hillsboro Yard are very close to maximum piling site capacity.