Tag: sugar beet

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

New Emulsifier from Sugar Beets

New Emulsifier from Sugar Beets Author: ChemistryViews.org Published: 14 May 2017 Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Source / Publisher: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry/ACS Publications Associated Societies: American Chemical Society (ACS), USA Published with permission. Emulsifiers are used in many food products such as dairy products or sauces. They keep water- … Read More

Boise’s Amalgamated Sets Sugar-Making Record, Credits Genetic Modification, Breeding

Boise’s Amalgamated Sets Sugar-Making Record, Credits Genetic Modification, Breeding By: Zach Kyle, Idaho Statesman April 25, 2017 Amalgamated Sugar Co, the company that buys all of the sugar beets grown in Idaho, has just finished processing the 2016 crop and says it will result in a record 2.34 billion pounds of sugar. The growers harvested … Read More

Researchers Lower Nitrogen Recommendation in Sugarbeets

Researchers Lower Nitrogen Recommendation in Sugarbeets By: Carol Ryan Dumas, Capital Press March 15, 2016 JEROME, Idaho — Improvements in genetics and overall management have significantly reduced nitrogen needs in today’s sugar beet production, according to researchers at the USDA Agricultural Research Service and Amalgamated Sugar Co. Research in the 1990s resulted in recommendations of … Read More

Blogging to Promote Biotechnology in Sugarbeet Industry

Blogging to Promote Biotechnology in Sugarbeet Industry By: Sarah Brown, The Prairie Star • March 09, 2016  Laura Rutherford personifies wholesome American agriculture: the mother of three young boys, a marathoner, and a ninth generation farmer, she and her husband, Roy, farm sugarbeets near Grafton in North Dakota’s Red River Valley. She’s also an Internet savvy blogger … Read More