FARGO, N.D. – Even though its growers will be paid about $370 million less for this year’s harvest compared to the one in 2012, the head of American Crystal Sugar Co. said Thursday he doesn’t expect sugar beet farmers to turn to other crops and abandon beets.
The Dec. 9 issue of Agweek will delve into saline seep problems and cover the American Crystal Sugar annual meeting., as well as a few local events.RELATED CONTENT
FARGO, N.D. — 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.
The North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association has rescheduled two meetings because of the weather.
Cattle ranchers in the Dakotas who were hard-hit by an early October blizzard are better-prepared for the latest winter storm in the northern Great Plains.
European Union and North Africa countries agreed on Nov. 27 to work together to reduce the Maghreb region’s reliance on food imports and improve security of supplies, especially in cereals.
Corn prices managed a small rally following the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Nov. 8 Crop Production report that contained a corn production forecast that was not quite as large as feared. Since then, however, new lows have been established and prices are currently only about 10 cents above the pre-report level.
After more than six years of unprecedented boom in the U.S. farm economy driven by a government-backed drive for biofuels, record low interest rates and rising food exports, American grain farmers and their bankers are bracing for change.
Philippine farmers need urgent assistance to avoid a “double tragedy” befalling rural survivors of the typhoon that hit the country in November, the United Nations’ food agency says.
Sonja Flaagan has been named Grand Forks-area instructor for the North Dakota Farm Business Management program, a new position.RELATED CONTENT
The annual Grand Forks, N.D., ag conference is set for Dec. 11 and 12.
The solution might not be food stamps.
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