'Sometimes You Suffer Together': Many Midwest Sugar Beet Farmers Endure Difficult HarvestIt's been a bitter harvest for many Minnesota and North Dakota sugar beet farmers.
Minnesota Farmers Make Big Gains In Soybean, Beet HarvestsMinnesota farmers were able to harvest more than one-third of their soybean and sugar beet crops during an ideal week for fieldwork. According to the USDA's weekly Minnesota crop report, there were 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week that ended Sunday.
Minnesota Spring Planting Continues Ahead Of AverageDespite cool, wet weather, Minnesota farmers are continuing a spring planting pace well ahead of last year and the five-year average.
St. Paul Couple Create New VodkaIf you're making a trip to the liquor store this Memorial Day weekend, you may see a new vodka on the shelves. Introduced three weeks ago, it's made in south Minneapolis and its key ingredients are from Minnesota farms.
American Crystal Exec Says ND Sugar Harvest OKAn American Crystal Sugar Co. executive says the company's replacement workers are doing well in handling this fall's sugar beet harvest.
American Crystal Sugar Workers To Vote On ContractUnion workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. decide Saturday whether to accept a contract that management calls its final offer or risk a lockout at the company's five sugar beet processing plants.
Sugar Co. Payments May Be Modern RecordAmerican Crystal Sugar Co. has told its farmer shareholders that this year's sugar beet crop is projected to bring them average payments of $57 per ton.