Tough Harvest in Red River Valley

News

Nearly a third of the crop in some parts of Minnesota and North Dakota is stuck frozen in the fields after a wet October delayed the harvest until the ground froze.

Did Minn. State Patrol Overstep Bounds During Beet Harvest?

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Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association representative says he thinks they did.

WCCO Draper Belted Chain Technology

New Products

WCCO Belting announces two new products: an angled cleat extension for its RAPTOR draper belting and a new belt design for belted chain assemblies for the agriculture industry.

N.D. Grower Reacts to Losing Most of Crop

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Jason Siegert’s eyes welled up as he watched his sugarbeet crop go under the corn shredder, after American Crystal Sugar Co. shut down harvest.

Weather No Friend to Michigan Growers in 2019

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It has been an uphill battle for farmers this year, starting with delayed planting at the beginning of the season followed by heavy rains this fall and now early substantial snowfalls.

AGCO Completes Maryland Assembly, Distribution, Training Facility

New Products, News

Industry-leading assembly line equipment, technology and warehouse expansion support Fendt and Massey Ferguson tractor distribution

Ag World Golf Classic Donates over $100K

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Area agriculture producers, processors and industry businesses set a new record with their generosity by donating $101,680 to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities Inland Northwest at the 6th Annual Ag World Golf Classic.

Beene Takes New Role with Corteva

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Britt Beene has been named strategic account manager within Corteva Agriscience. He will remain based in south-central Idaho.

New Product: Valley Tower Box Enhanced

New Products

Improvements enable growers to maximize pivot uptime

Researchers Work to Minimize Post-harvest Losses

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A research team from Graz, Austria, is developing biological methods to improve the shelf life of fruit and vegetables.

Weather Hinders Montana Beet Growers

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From start to finish, it has been a very challenging year for sugarbeet growers across Montana and Wyoming. Now, in November, a lot of beets are still unharvested and unfortunately will remain that way.

American Crystal Wraps Up Harvest

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American Crystal Sugar ended its fall sugarbeet harvest in the Red River Valley on Saturday.

Opinion: Why Idaho Farmers Need Immigration Reform

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson explains the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.

Southern Alberta Beet Growers Lose Nearly Half of Crop

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Canadian sugar company Rogers has announced that it has been forced to terminate the 2019 sugarbeet harvest in southern Alberta due to the impact of severe fall weather in the area.

Disaster Aid Approved for N.D. Producers

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U.S. secretary of agriculture Sonny Perdue has approved North Dakota’s request for a secretarial disaster designation for 47 counties related to late-season rainfall and a disastrous October snowstorm.

East Idaho Beet Harvest Down to the Wire

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Harvesting of Bingham County, Idaho’s 2019 sugarbeet crop was down to the wire at the end of last week, with the last of the 26,000 acres planted coming out of the ground.