Tag: sugarbeet

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

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

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

Sweet Deal – Brett Petersen earns FFA American Star

Sweet Deal – Brett Petersen earns FFA American Star November 25, 2016 6:30 am By ANDREA JOHNSON Assistant Editor, MN Farm Guide Published with permission   MURDOCK, Minn. – A sugarbeet farmer from the Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (KMS) School District has earned one of the top awards from the National FFA Organization – the American Star. Brett … Read More

Setting Down Roots

Setting Down Roots The Jamestown Sun via Forum News Service Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Though the Upper Midwest—and North Dakota especially—is now home to an abundance of agricultural products, few of the major crops grown commercially here actually originated in North American soil. Before European settlement, much of the region’s landscape was typical … Read More