Court battle leaves beet growers hanging
Published 02/22/2011, Agweek
The tussle is over genetically engineered seed
As February slips toward March, sugar beet farmers in the Red River Valley still face “massive uncertainty” about whether they’ll be planting the new and successful genetically engineered “Roundup Ready sugar beets in 2011, said David Roche, president of Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative in Wahpeton, N.D., the smaller of the Red River Valley’s two sugar makers.
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