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Beet farmers face massive drop in payment for sugar beets
Beet farmers will be facing a massive drop in payment for their 2013 crop. This news comes after a summer with less than ideal farming conditions.
Tuesday, November, 05, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Sugar beet harvest may be put on hold again because of rain
There was a short delay to the beginning of the sugar beet harvest this week because of warmer condition and now rain may again put things on hold. Rain has moved into the area, and farmers are now waiting to see how much they will get Friday.
Friday, October, 04, 2013 - WDAZ - News

The Farm Report: The Beet Beat
Farmers and beet truck drivers are often on a 12 hour work rotation, leaving some to work the hours of midnight to 5 in the morning. But for those working the midnight shift -- they are treated to KROX's annual segment, The Beet Beat.
Tuesday, October, 15, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Labor in short supply for sugar beet harvest
As this year's sugar beet harvest wraps up, growers are having trouble finding enough help.
Saturday, October, 12, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Man cited in beet truck accident
18-year-old Gerardo Gonzales was cited for due care in Thursday's beet truck accident. The cause of the accident, as determined by police was an excessive maneuver.
Friday, October, 11, 2013 - WDAZ - News

The Farm Report: Sugar beet harvest
October 1st marks the official first day of the beet harvest, but due to recent weather it's been postponed. And with the biggest harvest in town on hold farmers are standing by to load the trucks.
Tuesday, October, 01, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Officials discuss biofuel sugar beet industry
Officials are holding several meetings around North Dakota this week to update farmers on the effort to develop a biofuel sugar beet industry in the state.
Tuesday, January, 28, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Beet farmers sobered by projected payments
FARGO — With the sugar beet payments headed south for the 2013 crop and potentially the next two crops, shareholders and joint venture partners are wondering how to handle the financial challenge.
Wednesday, December, 04, 2013 - AgWeek - News

World's largest indoor sugar beet show wraps up Thursday afternoon
The world's largest indoor sugar beet trade show wraps up Thursday afternoon. This is the 52nd annual of the event. The Red River Valley leads the nation in sugar beet growing in the region.
Thursday, March, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Proposed project to turn sugar beets into ethanol
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Backers of a proposed project in North Dakota that would turn a variety of sugar beets into ethanol are hoping to get commitments from growers by the end of the year.
Sunday, March, 09, 2014 - WDAY - 5

Beet truck overturns near East Grand Forks
Sugar beets and hydraulic fluid covered the road in East Grand Forks Thursday afternoon after a semi-trailer turned on it's side.
Thursday, October, 10, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Fertile woman injured in collision with sugar beet truck
A Fertile, Minnesota, woman was injured in a collision with a sugar beet truck near Crookston. Authorities say 49-year-old Kimberly Vaughan was driving a vehicle along Polk County Road 9, about one-half mile west of U.S. Highway 75 when it happened.
Friday, October, 25, 2013 - WDAZ - News

The Farm Report: Beet harvest plagued with many obstacles this season
For some, the beet harvest is over. For others, it's nearing completion. One beet farmer described the harvest in one word -- grueling. This harvest has been plagued with many obstacles that range from a month-late planting season to the consistent rain.
Wednesday, October, 30, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Rain continues to delay sugar beet harvest
Continued rainfall is pushing back the 2013 sugar beet harvest. Throughout the last week several inches of rain has fallen on many fields forcing farmers to delay their harvests. Following a heavy rainfall on Saturday, farmers spent Sunday waiting for their fields to dry.
Tuesday, October, 15, 2013 - WDAZ - News

International sugar beet institute's trade show kicked off in Grand Forks Wednesday
The world's largest indoor sugar beet trade show kicked off Wednesday. It's the 52nd year of the International Sugar Beet Institute's annual trade show.
Thursday, March, 13, 2014 - WDAZ - News

East Grand Forks officials seek to reroute beet trucks
East Grand Forks city leaders have a plan that would lessen sugar beet truck traffic in the residential area near the American Crystal Sugar factory.
Tuesday, January, 28, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Despite slumping payment, Crystal CEO doesn't expect sugar beet growers to quit
FARGO – Though its growers will be paid $300 million less for this year’s harvest than 2012’s, the head of American Crystal Sugar Co. said Thursday he doesn’t expect sugar beet farmers to turn to other crops and abandon beets.
Thursday, December, 05, 2013 - INFORUM - News

Ag experts suggest latest weather shouldn't pose a problem for beet farmers
Local sugar beet farmers weren't able to beat Mother Nature to the finish line for this year's harvest. They're dealing with heavy rains that are keeping them out of fields, along with the first frost of the season. Ag experts say this latest weather setback shouldn't pose a serious problem for farmers.
Thursday, October, 17, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Under way, after delay
Sugar beet harvest opens main phase, 1 day late
Thursday, October, 03, 2013 - Herald Staff Reports - News

Crystal Sugar employees head back to work
American Crystal Sugar union workers will be reintegrated into factories on Tuesday, as a rough season in the sugar beet business becomes even tougher.
Thursday, May, 23, 2013 - WDAZ - News

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