Following record rain, valley beet farmers hope for dry harvest

September 7, 2010 at 7:00 pm in INFORUM

Wet fields slowed the early beet harvest for American Crystal Sugar and temporarily halted it for Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, co-op officials said Tuesday, a day after soaking rains gave the Red River Valley anywhere from 1 inch to nearly 2.5 inches of moisture. Continue Reading