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April 16, 2018
American Crystal Sugar Co. share sales have traded well this winter, buoyed by favorable storage conditions, a boosted price projection, and comparisons to other commodity prices. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service/Agweek)
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
April 16, 2018 - 8:10am
A single waterhemp plant produces hundreds of thousands of seeds. Plants that emerged early in 2015 were just beginning to shed seed in late August. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Weed stampede: Beets, other crops should reset herbicides to May-planted crop
April 16, 2018 - 6:42am
December 4, 2017
A beet pile sits Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in the shadow of the American Crystal Sugar plant in Moorhead, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Area beet co-ops figure tax reform bill deduction would mean $21M hit
December 4, 2017 - 6:40am
November 21, 2017
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American Crystal fined for emission violations in East Grand Forks, Crookston
November 21, 2017 - 3:25pm
November 10, 2017
Cindy Pulskamp, of Hillsboro, N.D., made history when she was elected as one of 15 board members for American Crystal Sugar, a farmer-based cooperative based in Moorhead, Minn. Photo courtesy of American Crystal Sugar Co. (Forum News Service/Agweek)
American Crystal piles record-high tons
November 10, 2017 - 3:25pm
October 12, 2017
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Sugar beet harvest on track to wrap up early
October 12, 2017 - 3:50pm
October 7, 2017
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October 2, 2017
Slow harvest pace: Are fall rains good or bad?
October 2, 2017 - 6:11am
September 17, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative of Wahpeton, N.D., again is asking co-op members to identify 15 percent of acres they might have to leave unharvested, due to yield estimates that have ballooned to 32 tons. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Minn-Dak co-op starts its pre-pile beet harvest
September 17, 2017 - 6:48am
August 13, 2017
Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative field agronomist Cody Wahlstrom (right) shows Lance Johnson of Haugrud Farms Inc., Rothsay, Minn., how to look for evidence of cercospora leafspot disease on a sugar beet leaf. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Disease threat at bay: Beet farmers head off cercospora
August 13, 2017 - 4:49pm
Lance Johnson (left), who recently joined his in-laws' Haugrud Farms Inc., near Rothsay, Minn., strolls through rain-laden "Shelly" hard red spring wheat with Roger Whippler, foundation seed manager for the Minnesota Crop Improvement Association in St. Paul, Minn. The two said they expect the wheat to pop back up before harvest that could start in mid-August. (Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service)
Rothsay, Minn., seed farmers upbeat
August 13, 2017 - 4:33pm
August 6, 2017
Cory Skauge, an agriculturist with American Crystal Sugar Co.'s Moorhead factory district, pulls a beet growing near the Glyndon, Minn., piling station. The co-op is scheduled to start pre-pile harvest on Aug. 15, which allows the company to start its factories prior to long-term winter stockpiling. Full-scale harvest starts Oct. 1. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Crystal ready for Aug.15 pre-pile harvest
August 6, 2017 - 6:39pm
June 9, 2017
Workers spray fertilizer in a sugar cane field in Zacatepec de Hidalgo, in Morelos state, Mexico, May 31.  Edgard Garrido / Reuters
U.S. Commerce Secretary likely to seal sugar trade deal despite objections
June 9, 2017 - 6:19pm
June 7, 2017
Scott Johnson, who farms near Manvel, N.D., scouts a field Wednesday of sugar beets, planted with wheat to protect the young plants from wind. Johnson is cautiously optimistic regarding the recent news about Mexican exports of sugar to the U.S. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Producers 'cautiously optimistic' about sugar deal with Mexico
June 7, 2017 - 7:18pm