The Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association held their annual meeting last week with the American Crystal Sugar Company. Executive Director Harrison Weber says the biggest challenge for sugarbeet growers continues to be the attacks on the sugar program included in the farm bill. “In the Red River Valley, we need to make sure our growers are on a level playing field with other countries. We can compete with any grower out there, but we can’t compete with a foreign government and their treasuries.”
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