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June 11, 2018
Two-row barley could use some rain but has a good start toward a strong crop at J&K Farms, as the Mooreton, N.D., skyline the background. The two-row barley is more highly sought in a trend toward micro-brewery beer consumers. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Barley near Mooreton, N.D., could use a drink
June 11, 2018 - 6:41am
May 22, 2018
Darren Driscoll plants the first round of a navy bean field using a 24-row planter south of East Grand Forks Tuesday, May 22. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
After late start, growers pleased with progress so far
May 22, 2018 - 6:35pm
April 16, 2018
American Crystal Sugar Co. share sales have traded well this winter, buoyed by favorable storage conditions, a boosted price projection, and comparisons to other commodity prices. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
April 16, 2018 - 8:10am
A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop
April 16, 2018 - 6:42am
December 4, 2017
A beet pile sits Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in the shadow of the American Crystal Sugar plant in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Area beet co-ops figure tax reform bill deduction would mean $21M hit
December 4, 2017 - 6:40am
November 21, 2017
American Crystal Sugar Co. logo
American Crystal fined $135,000 for emission violations in East Grand Forks, Crookston
November 21, 2017 - 6:26pm
October 12, 2017
The sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley is on track to wrap up early. Stock Photo
Red River Valley sugar beet harvest on track to wrap up early
October 12, 2017 - 10:18pm
October 2, 2017
Slow harvest pace: Are fall rains good or bad?
October 2, 2017 - 6:11am
August 15, 2017
Cory Kritzberger, operations manager at American Crystal Sugar Co. in East Grand Forks, is impressed with the quality of early loads delivered to the East Grand Forks facility on the first day of pre-pile harvest for the 2017 campaign. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Sugar beet harvest looks sweet: Pre-pile begins in Red River Valley
August 15, 2017 - 8:55pm
August 13, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative field agronomist Cody Wahlstrom (right) shows Lance Johnson of Haugrud Farms Inc., Rothsay, Minn., how to look for evidence of cercospora leafspot disease on a sugar beet leaf. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Disease threat at bay: Beet farmers head off cercospora
August 13, 2017 - 4:49pm
June 9, 2017
Workers spray fertilizer in a sugar cane field in Zacatepec de Hidalgo, in Morelos state, Mexico, May 31.  Edgard Garrido / Reuters
U.S. Commerce Secretary likely to seal sugar trade deal despite objections
June 9, 2017 - 6:19pm
June 7, 2017
Manvel, N.D., farmer Scott Johnson scouts a field of sugar beets, planted with wheat to protect the young plants from wind,  west of Manvel Wednesday, June 7. Johnson is cautiously optimistic regarding the recent news about Mexican exports of sugar to the U.S. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Producers 'cautiously optimistic' about sugar deal with Mexico
June 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
May 16, 2017
Upper Midwest farmers make rapid planting progress
May 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
December 6, 2016
Kurt Wickstrom, president and chief executive officer of Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, Wahpeton, N.D., says a $32.50 per ton initial projection for 2016 crop payments will make some shareholders suffer under the weight of low prices and disease pressure. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
Despite biggest crop ever, sugar beet growers struggle to break even, says co-op at annual meeting
December 6, 2016 - 9:05pm
July 1, 2016
From left, Josh Gilbertson, Valerie Davis and Sarah Bofferding show off their presentation. (Rachel Newville | Bemidji Pioneer)
On the sugar beet beat: Local 4-H students take ag project to state science competition
July 1, 2016 - 8:30pm
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