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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.
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.
It often seems like a debate between crossbreeding and straightbreeding, but this segment shows experts on all sides of the discussion can agree on one thing. See what Bryce Schumann, Dave Nichols and Mark Gardiner have to say on the issue of cattle breeding systems.
A new German grand coalition government would seek tougher regulations in the European Union for labeling of meat from farm animals that have eaten genetically modified organisms (GMOs), a policy draft showed.
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., last week unveiled a new school nutrition bill that seeks to reduce federal mandates on school lunch standards, which have been a point of contention since their implementation at the beginning of the 2012 school year.
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.
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