RURAL REFLECTIONS The harvest in four acts
I am writing specifically about the sugar beet harvest today however
it could certainly pertain to any harvest.
Act I Common Courtesy
Everything means more at harvest time. People are cold, short on... Posted on 10/20/12 at 6:08 AM
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — I am neither a union member nor a beet grower. But I am a farmer, and with my personal experience in the dairy business dealing with corporate entities, I know firsthand the unfair playing fields, corruption, power and greedy behavior that exists while good hard-working people and families on dairy farms have to take much less in money, have fewer rights and are treated unjustly.
FARGO, N.D. — It’s too late to be proactive on glyphosate resistance in weeds. Everybody is reacting, said experts addressing a Northern Weed Resistance Forum on March 8, sponsored by Peterson Farms Seed.
FARGO, N.D. - David Berg knows a thing or two about the white, powdery, sweet stuff his company produces. As president of American Crystal Sugar Co., he knows when the sugar beet crops are good and when the harvest is plentiful.
Thanks to miserable weather, profits from this fall’s sugar beet harvest won’t be nearly as sweet for American Crystal Sugar growers as last year.
At its annual meeting Thursday at the Fargo Holiday Inn, the Moorhead-based cooperative reported net revenues for fiscal year 2009 totaling $1.20 billion for the crop planted in 2008.
By Craig McEwen, Forum Communications Co.
, December 04, 2009
After making progress on a late harvest, some eastern North Dakota wheat and sugar beet farmers have been slowed again by heavy rain — with more is in the forecast.
The wheat harvest would normally be about finished and the soybean harvest would be well under way by now.
September 11, 2009
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