SUGAR BEET

Sugar beet harvest season sees some challenges, still expect a good harvest

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Sugar beet harvest season is well underway. Despite American Crystal Sugar seeing some challenges, they’re confident they will still have a good harvest season. “We think we’re going to end up with right around that 12 million tons this year. We look at that as a successful year,” American Crystal Sugar Vice President of Agriculture Brian…

American Crystal Ends Red River Valley Sugar Beet Harvest

The co-op has five processing plants in the Red River Valley.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–American Crystal Sugar has already ended its fall sugar beet harvest in the Red River Valley. The Moorhead-based cooperative ended its harvest on Saturday. American Crystal has not released the number of acres that were not harvested. The co-op has five processing plants in the Red River Valley. Melting water from an early snow last month has aggravated flooding…

Airman Killed In Crash with Beet Truck Identified

23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron at Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —¬†Authorities have identified a Grand Forks Air Force Base airman who died in a crash on Highway 2. The Air Force says 23-year-old David Pharaoh was assigned to the 319th Security Forces Squadron. He was a native of Texas. The Highway Patrol says Pharaoh was driving a pickup that rear-ended an empty sugar beet trailer Monday night….