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A history of Layton’s ‘sweetest’ street

A history of Layton’s ‘sweetest’ street The Davis Clipper November 7, 2018 Sugar Street, on Layton City’s west side, truly is the “sweetest” road in Layton. For almost half of the 20th Century, the street was home to one of the largest factories in northern Utah – a sugar plant that employed up to 500 … Read More

Clay County farmer marks 70 years of harvesting beets in ND

Clay County farmer marks 70 years of harvesting beets in ND By The Dickinson Press Robin Huebner on Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. GEORGETOWN, Minn. — In 1948, at age 18, Herb Dahlsad got his first taste of the sugar beet harvest while helping a neighbor near his family’s farmstead here. Now 88, he’s … Read More

Roadside signs to tell you exactly ‘What’s in the Field’

Roadside signs to tell you exactly ‘What’s in the Field’ By Patrick Burles – Lethbridge News Now September 12, 2018 – 4:15pm LETHBRIDGE, Ab —  For a number of drivers travelling along a rural road or highway in Alberta, it’s simply a guessing game when asked what’s growing in the field just outside their vehicle … Read More

Molasses Market Driven by Flourishing Industries of Animal Feed and Biofuel

Molasses Market Driven by Flourishing Industries of Animal Feed and Biofuel By: 364Analyze.com July 3, 2018 Rohit With flourishing food industry, and particularly dairy and meat products, a strong demand for adequate animal feed is emerging. For ages, molasses had been used as animal feed but the percentage was fairly low until researchers showed in 1960s … Read More

Kentucky Derby winner fueled by shredded beet pulp from Crookston

Kentucky Derby winner fueled by shredded beet pulp from Crookston By Mike Christopherson Crookston Times Posted May 7, 2018 at 11:50 AM Ingredients from LaBudde Group in Crookston are feeding all kinds of world-class racehorses When Justify crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, he was powered in part by food that came from right … Read More

Pretty Sweet Statue

Pretty Sweet Statue Updated: 6:35 am, Fri Apr 27, 2018. By Cole Short – Hillsboro Banner Pretty sweet s HALSTAD, Minn. – A long list of giant statues lines Minnesota’s roadways from the world’s largest pelican in Pelican Rapids to Otto the Otter in Fergus Falls to Paul Bunyan and Babe in Bemidji. That list … Read More

Three distinct Rhizoctonia pathogens can cause sugarbeet root diseases in Nebraska

Three distinct Rhizoctonia pathogens can cause sugarbeet root diseases in Nebraska By Robert M. Harveson, Panhandle Research and Extension Feb 16, 2018 Sugarbeets are susceptible to a large number of root rot diseases, which have traditionally been one of the major factors limiting profitable production wherever beets have been grown. They include rhizomania, Rhizoctonia root … Read More

Sweetness factor: Sugarbeets account for around half of domestic sugar market

Sweetness factor: Sugarbeets account for around half of domestic sugar market By: Spike Jordan, Ag Editor, Wahoo Newspaper  Feb 18, 2018 SCOTTSBLUFF — The sugarbeet is a relatively modern field crop, having been developed in Europe in the late 1800s. Sugarbeets were derived directly from fodder beets which are commonly grown for livestock feed, however, today … Read More

‘Sugar beets’ car, in the pipeline

‘Sugar beets’ car, in the pipeline Business Report / 10 August 2017, 06:30am / Reuters EINDHOVEN – Dutch students have invented a bio-degradable car made of resin derived from from sugar beets and covered with sheets of Dutch-grown flax. The car can travel at 80 km/h with the capacity to carry four people. Investors to this project say it … Read More

Sugar Companies to Launch GMO Education Campaign

Sugar Companies to Launch GMO Education Campaign By: Sean Ellis Capital Press Published on August 2, 2017 11:46AM Two of the nation’s sugar companies will launch a $4 million online campaign this fall aimed at educating consumers about GMO crops and changing their perceptions of the technology SUN VALLEY, Idaho — Genetically modified crops such … Read More