When I walked into the International Sugarbeet Show in Fargo the other day, I said to the first farmer I met, “so how’s the beet business?
“Great,” he replied, “and it’d be better if we plant get Roundup Ready beets.”
Sugar prices are high for a change and sugarbeet yields last year were high, too. Some fields produced 35-40 tons per acre. Now, the goal is to get every field to produce that much.
The lawsuits over Roundup…