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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...

 

Less Input, Increased Production Goal of Strip Tillage

Strip tillage, the method where only the narrow strip of land to be planted is actually tilled, is in the trial stages. With only a 4 to 6” strip disturbed, the process leaves a lot of residue on the ground, helping to reduce inputs and erosion...

 

Spent Lime Delivers Results in Beet Fields

In an ongoing quest to improve production in sugarbeet fields, Sidney Sugars and a small group of cooperators have been testing spent lime on fields in the factory growing area. The lime is part of the process of making sugar. It starts out as...

 

Pure Ag Provides Data at Your Fingertips

Information is critical to the success of any operation and farming is no different. Pure Ag is the database used by Sidney Sugars to store all grower information, providing quick accurate information to the factory and the grower. The previous...

 

Boys & Girls Club of Richland County Looks Forward to 2018 Changes

A lot has changed in the MonDak Region in the post oil-boom period, but perhaps none as substantial as the future expansion of the Boys & Girls Club of Richland County. In November, the Club...

 

Pederson Returns to Hometown to Provide Cancer Care

Chad Pedersen has always loved science, technology and people. Born and raised in Sidney, Dr. Pedersen is thrilled to be back home to meld his interests by practicing medicine at Sidney Health Center...

 

Fire Department Gets New Home

The Richland County Fire Department celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2013 with the promise of a brand new fire hall in the works. The present was a long time coming and one of needs, not wants; the...

 

ONEOK Provides Outstanding Support to the Community in 2017

Founded in 1906, ONEOK began as a pipeline business in Oklahoma, but today is one of the country's largest energy companies in the gas and natural gas liquids business. Headquartered in Tulsa, the...

 

Simply Scrumptious Moves to New Location

In August of 2017 Simply Scrumptious bakery owner Michaela Lofthus moved her business to the of corner of Main and 2nd Street in downtown Sidney. The building was the long time KFC location and...

 

J'z Fashions Doubles In Size

J'z Fashions and Coffee House completed its expansion into the former Saddle Up building next door just in time for the holiday season, and the store has been bustling with customers eager to see the...

 

Something Old Always New

The structure housing Yellowstone Marketplace (formerly Yellowstone Mercantile) has over a 100-year history in Sidney. "The Merc", as it was called by locals, had many changes in its long history. Clo...

 

New Incentives for No Till Sugarbeets Available in 2017

More money for less work simply doesn't sound American. But when it comes to conservation practices, offering an incentive to give the plowshare a break can be a profitable investment for everyone...

 

New Businesses Open in Anvik Building

The Anvik Building has been through some changes in the last year. Located at the corner of Seventh Street Southwest and Lincoln Avenue, the building has a number of new tenets providing space for...

 

Gem City Receives Modern Updates

After long-awaited renovations, Gem City Motors is shining like a diamond. Gem City began a five-month long renovation project in early August of this year, which finally concluded just before...

 

Deer Season Questions and Answers

Every year the North Dakota Game and Fish Department receives questions from deer hunters who want to clarify rules and regulations. Some common questions are listed below. Hunters with further questions are encouraged to call the Game and Fish...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Make it With Sugar Contest Returns October 27th at IGA

Friday, October 27th, Sidney Sugars employees will once again convene to taste-test sweet submissions to the annual Make it With Sugar Contest. In conjunction with the Harvest Days week-long...

 

North Dakota Family Continues Sharecropping

The Damm family has been farming sugar beets just over the border into North Dakota for more than half a century, but unlike most other farmers, the Damms do not own nor rent the land they farm. The...

 

Savage Family Wraps Up 2017 Grain Harvest

Dryland farmers Kelly and Suzie Bergstedt live on the century-old Bergstedt family homestead, a short jaunt down the lane road from Kelly's parents, Cliff and Linda. The farm "started as probably...

 

2017 Harvest Festival Beet Decorating Winners

The Roundup sponsored its annual beet decorating contest in conjunction with Harvest Days. We wish to express our sincere gratitude to Neu's Super Valu for hosting the event, Powder Keg for providing...

 

MSU Professor Finds Irrigation Timing Benefits Wheat Yield And Quality

In an agricultural state enduring one of the worst droughts in recent history, a Montana State University crop physiologist may have some good news for state watersheds and farmers' pocketbooks when...

 

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