Sugarbeet growers and cooperatives are expected to have a strong year financially for the 2020-2021 crop, due to improved production and higher global sugar prices. “There are expectations we will have a rebound in production, assuming we do have a return to normal weather. We’re hopeful to see the rebound,” said Tanner Ehmke, division manager, CoBank Knowledge Exchange. “Prices are very profitable right now. Processors are marketing next year’s crop at today’s high prices.”
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