Posts Tagged: sugar beets

The sweetest crop grown – the sugar beet

A pile of sugar beets in a field after harvest

  There is little doubt that Americans have a sweet tooth. A wide variety of food and drink options contain some form of sugar. But here in the upper Midwest, we are blessed with the ability to meet the needs of those craving something sweet by growing and processing sugar beets. Let’s dive a little… Read more »

Large sugar beet harvest expected: What you need to know

Tractor harvesting sugar beets

                  Agriculture has always been dependent on the weather. Thankfully, the 2015 growing season has been positive across much of Minnesota and Wisconsin. This year’s weather has allowed for a potentially large crop of sugar beets. So large, in fact, that there is talk among the industry… Read more »