There’s a lot of leaf growth happening now in the sugarbeets. Once rows close, the beets themselves are the focus. At Mahnomen, Evan Skaurud says the crop could use a good rain. “A lot of times, those beets will sit for quite awhile if they don’t get moisture, but once they do, they’ll start up.” In some areas, Skaurud says the beets are smaller in size. With proper moisture, the beet crop will even out in size.
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