September 24, 2009
Sugar Industry Biotech Council

Statement on U.S. District Court Decision

On September 21, 2009, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will have to complete an Environme
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September 17, 2009
Jennifer James-The Hand That Feeds U.S.

Finally, A Seat at the Table

The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry last week named Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) its new chair, making her the first woman
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September 17, 2009
staff report

Idaho Beet Production Up

Idaho's 2009 sugarbeet production is forecast to be 5.56 million tons, unchanged from the August forecast, but up 54 percent from a year ago. Yield of
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September 17, 2009

Letter to USDA: Protect Ag's Future

Washington, D.C.- "Protecting farmland for future agricultural use is of utmost importance to every citizen of the United States. so critical to maint
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September 16, 2009
The Hand That Feeds U.S.

The Hand that Feeds U.S. Puts a Face to the Farmer's Share

WASHINGTON D.C.-The Hand that Feeds U.S. added an important feature to its website today that allows consumers to see the amount of money farmers and
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September 14, 2009
USDA-ERS News Letter

WASDE Sept. 2009 Sugar Supply and Use Data

Issued monthly, WASDE provides the most current USDA forecasts of U.S. and world supply-use balances for major grains, soybeans and products, and cott
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September 10, 2009
American Sugar Alliance

Newspaper, Food Companies Scolded for Inciting Sugar Shortage Scare

In a letter sent to the Wall Street Journal, the American Sugar Alliance (ASA) said the newspaper "should be ashamed for ignoring irrefutable governme
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September 09, 2009
Weed Science Society of America

U.S. Interior Sec. Salazar to Speak at Weed Science Annual Mtg.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is expected to address the upcoming joint annual meeting of two leading scientific societies - the Weed Science Society
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September 08, 2009
Sugar Association

Sugar Association Responds to the AHA Scientific Statement

Sugar Association Statement in response to American Heart Association Scientific Statement: "Dietary Sugars Intake and Cardiovascular Health"
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