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On and off the road

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

BRINGING IN THE BEETS: Crystal begins pre-pile harvest Monday with replacement workers

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

Fisher harvest bee helps family of cancer victim

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.
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Sugar beet harvest under way

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

American Crystal to begin earliest pre-pile harvest

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.
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