Tag: sugar beets

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

‘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

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

Necessity is the Mother of Invention

Necessity is the Mother of Invention By Stuart Reitz, The Argus Observer October 9, 2016 The sugar beet harvest campaign will be cranking up here shortly. In fact, you may be seeing trucks hauling loads of beets down from our neighbors to the north, around La Grande and the Columbia Basin. Sugar beets are undoubtedly … Read More

Sugar Beets: A Classic Case of ‘Good News, Bad News’

Sugar Beets: A Classic Case of ‘Good News, Bad News’ By Dave Bonner, Powell Tribune (WY) Sept. 23, 2016 The headlines vary widely. On one hand, the 2016 sugar beet crop in the Lovell factory district of Western Sugar Cooperative is on track to post another strong showing. Officials look for a yield averaging 28.9 … Read More