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8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
Beets are rolling into Michigan Sugar Co.'s processing plants as early as ever this year, as officials prepare for what could be another record-breaking crop. Read more on the 2015 crop from this Mlive.com article.

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8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Amalgamated Sugargrowers in Eastern Idaho are experimenting witih high-sugar varieties from out of the area that don't have resistance to curly top virus, a major problem within the state. Read more on their efforts from this Capital Press article.

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12/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Syngenta will offer Clariva™ pn seed treatment nematicide on select nematode-tolerant sugarbeet varieties for 2015 planting.

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11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Syngenta experts and university extension specialists agree that stand establishment is the most influential factor in determining sugarbeet harvest results.

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11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sugarbeet growers faced their fair share of challenges this past growing season, including unusual weather and high disease pressure. The growing concern is how to meet your production goals and still have a profitable bottom line.

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11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
This past season, several sugarbeet cooperatives experienced significant disease pressure from one of the most destructive sugarbeet diseases - Rhizoctonia. This soilborne fungal disease is capable of causing significant yield loss by reducing tonnage and sugar content, as well as affecting quality in storage piles. The battle against Rhizocontia is fought with proactive and timely management practices beginning at seed selection time.

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11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
While each sugarbeet-growing geography poses its own set of unique challenges, all growers look for seed they feel confident will help them achieve maximum yield and profit potential. They know that establishing strong sugarbeet stand doesn't happen on its own. Because sugarbeet seedlings are vulnerable to the external pressures of insects, disease and the elements, it is critical for growers to be strategic in choosing a variety best equipped to meet these challenges and help them grow more sugar.

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1/7/2014 12:00:00 AM
To help sugarbeet growers produce high-quality, high-percentage sugar content, Syngenta has introduced seven new Hilleshög® brand varieties tailored to combat regional pest issues and deliver top genetic performance.

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10/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
To advance the global sugarbeet industry, representatives from the grower-supported American Sugarbeet Growers Association (ASGA) and Syngenta met with industry leaders during a weeklong trip to the UK, Switzerland, Sweden and Russia.

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