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Wyoming Sugar works through rough harvest

5 percent of sugar beet crop abandoned in the fields

WORLAND — With three freezes during the growing and harvest season this year, Wyoming Sugar had to abandon 5% of its crop.

Wyoming Sugar concluded the harvest on Nov. 18, according to the company’s president and CEO Mike Greear. He said based on preharvest estimates they were able to harvest 92% of the tons they were estimating and 95% of the acres but had to abandon 5% of the acreage. Greear adde...

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