October 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A new kind of hobo is helping harvest the sugar beet crop in the Red River Valley.
Lately, however, they have been more hoping than helping, stymied by the warm then wet weather that has delayed digging of beets by American Crystal Sugar growers. Continue Reading
September 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Since it locked out its usual union work force Aug. 1 after the sides failed to come to an agreement on a new contract, the company will begin pre-pile harvest with replacement workers at its five sugar processing plants and seasonal replacement workers for the harvest campaign. No further talks have been scheduled. Continue Reading
September 20, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
They called it the Big Dig, his friends, family and neighbors, some from far away, who came to harvest the sugar beets Todd Radi had planted this spring but wasn’t able to make to lift and haul them.
August 17, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
American Crystal Sugar Co.’s beet growers are began their patented early harvest earlier than ever Tuesday because the crop looks to be bigger than ever. Continue Reading
August 16, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Beet crop projected 8 percent to 12 percent over record,br />
American Crystal Sugar Co.’s beet growers are beginning their patented early harvest earlier than ever because the crop looks to be bigger than ever.