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Montana Farm Bureau Disappointed In Farm Bill Vote; Urges Quick Reconsideration And Passage

With the 2018 farm bill being critically important to Montana’s farmers and ranchers, the Montana Farm Bureau was extremely disappointed that H.R. 2 failed by a 198 for and 213 against vote. The failure to pass this farm bill was a vote against the...

 
 By Rebecca Colnar    News    May 9, 2018

Learn About Eastern Montana Agriculture During YF&R Ag Tour In Sidney

Ever wander around a sugar beet factory? Want to learn about the controversy surrounding the Lower Yellowstone Intake Diversion Dam? Plan to take part in the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Regional Ag Tour June 1-2 in Sidney. The...

 

ACH Seeds Awards Sugar Bounty Winners

ACH Seeds announced the winners of the 2017 National Sugar Bounty Program at the 2018 American Sugarbeet Growers Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The national winner, Dave Apers of...

 

National Award Goes To MSU Scientist Fighting Weeds

A Montana State University scientist who is striving to overcome a widespread problem for U.S. farmers – herbicide-resistant weeds – has won a national award for his achievements so far. Prashant...

 

Insecticide Trials Show Promise in Combatting Springtails

Sidney Sugars' Agriculturist Kathryn Cayko has been hard at work testing methods to combat sugar beet crop damage from springtail infestation. Springtails are tiny, wingless insect-like hexapods that...

 

Campaign Nears Completion

The process of extracting sugar from beets dates back to 1747 when a German chemist first demonstrated that crystals formed after a crude extraction from pulverized beets were identical in properties...

 

Beet Seeds Stand Trial

Sugarbeet growers Tim and Adam Cayko of the Sugar Valley district conduct strip trials each year to determine which variety of beet seed works best in their heavy soils. In addition to cooperating wit...

 

Steinbeisser Receives Distinguished Service Award

Don Steinbeisser of Sidney recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Montana Water Resources Association (MWRA) and its counterparts in North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming citing...

 

MonDak Ag Research Summit Summary

The MonDak Ag Research Summit was held November 15th at the Richland County Event Center in Sidney. Agricultural scientists and researchers from the NDSU Williston Research Extension Center, MSU...

 

Steinbeisser Receives Distinguished Service Award

Don Steinbeisser of Sidney recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the Montana Water Resources Association (MWRA) and its counterparts in North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming citing...

 

Preserving Sugar Beets Through Campaign

It's a bit unusual to see a Sno Cat driving on top of a huge pile of sugar beets, but Richard Albin was doing just that last week at the Sugar Valley station, Fairview. Now that beet harvest is...

 

Sugar Beet Trials at Sidney Sugars

Sidney Sugars has implemented six strip trials on sugar beet seed varieties during this 2017 growing season. The purpose of these trials is to identify what sugar beet seed variety proves to be most successful in this area. Each seed variety is used...

 

Beet Harvest Wraps Up

Beet harvest 2017 is now over, fortunately with nothing catastrophic to mark it as one to be remembered 50 years from now. Weather has mostly cooperated, with some rain, wind, frost and heat all managing to delay digging somewhat. According to...

 

Beet Harvest: A Family Affair for Neuleibs

Beet harvest always involves a myriad of people doing everything from defoliating, digging and trucking, to working the pilers, quality lab and factory shifts with everyone focused on getting those...

 

Beet Harvest Wraps Up

Beet harvest 2017 will soon be over, fortunately with nothing catastrophic to mark it as one to be remembered 50 years from now. Weather has mostly cooperated, with some rain, wind, frost and heat...

 

Celebrate Harvest in the MonDak During Harvest Days, Oct. 25 – Nov. 4.

The Roundup will be sponsoring Harvest Days, Oct. 25th – Nov. 4th, as a way to celebrate and honor those in the agricultural industry. Stop by participating businesses to enter for a chance to win...

 

Celebrate Harvest in the MonDak During Harvest Days, Oct. 25 – Nov. 4.

The Roundup will be sponsoring Harvest Days, Oct. 25th – Nov. 4th, as a way to celebrate and honor those in the agricultural industry. Stop by participating businesses to enter for a chance to win...

 

Celebrate Harvest in the MonDak During Harvest Days, Oct. 25 – Nov. 4.

The Roundup will be sponsoring Harvest Days, Oct. 25th – Nov. 4th, as a way to celebrate and honor those in the agricultural industry. Stop by participating businesses to enter for a chance to win $500 in gift certificates, and while there, take a...

 

ND Officials Tour LYIP

Officials from North Dakota traveled to Richland County on Sept. 21 to tour the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project. North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford, McKenzie County Economic Development Coordinator Daniel Stenberg and McKenzie County...

 

ND Officials Tour LYIP

Officials from North Dakota traveled to Richland County on Sept. 21 to tour the Lower Yellowstone Irrigation Project. North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford, McKenzie County Economic...

 

Harvest Fest For Kids Sept. 29

Harvest Fest on September 29 will be an afternoon for kids at the Shops at Fox Run from 4-6 p.m. Contests with prizes awarded include-Sidewalk chalk harvest art for K-5th grade at 4 p.m. with prizes awarded, sponsored by Reynolds Market and MonDak...

 

Harvest Fest For Kids Sept. 29

Harvest Fest on September 29 will be an afternoon for kids at the Shops at Fox Run from 4-6 p.m. Contests with prizes awarded include-Sidewalk chalk harvest art for K-5th grade at 4 p.m. with prizes awarded, sponsored by Reynolds Market and MonDak...

 

Rotation Can Make You Richer

It's been said that two's company, but three's a crowd. While this old aphorism may be true in some circumstances, it fails to hold as much water in regards to irrigated crop rotation in sugarbeet...

 

Above Average Tonnage Predicted For 2017 Sugarbeet Crop

Sidney Sugars is predicting above average tonnage at 32 and average sugar at 17 to 18 for the 2017 sugarbeet crop, based on root samples taken last week. Not all samples were processed at press time so the results are preliminary but encouraging....

 
 By Jordan Hall    News    August 30, 2017

Gianforte in Sidney to Listen to Local Producers

Greg Gianforte, who was elected as Montana's representative to the United States Congress in a special election in May of this year, made a stop in Sidney to speak to local leaders in the sugar indust...

 

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