50th Sugarbeet Institute

Set for March 14-15

Published in the March 2012 Issue Published online: Mar 13, 2012

The 50th International Sugarbeet Institute is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, March 14-15, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. This is North America's largest sugarbeet trade show, with about 125 commercial exhibitors in attendance to visit with producers about their sugarbeet-related products and services. More than 3,200 visitors attended the 2011 show, held in Fargo, N.D.

Speakers this year include Owen Wagner on the afternoon of Wednesday, the 14th, and Leon Osborne on Thursday morning, the 15th. Wagner, senior economist-North America for LMC International, will address "NAFTA Sugar Markets: Status & Outlook." Osborne, president of Meridian Environmental Technologists, Grand Forks, will focus on "Weather & Climate Trends & Patterns, 2012."

Alerus Center doors open at 9-a.m. for both days of the 2012 International Sugarbeet Institute.

Contact: Don Lilleboe 701-476-2111, email: dlilleboe@forumprinting.com