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By Karla Pomeroy

Wyoming Sugar growers bounce back with strong 2020 crop


October 15, 2020

Karla Pomeroy

This year's Wyoming Sugar sugar beet harvest is in full swing with the weather forecasted to be much better than the three freezes that hurt last year's crop.

WORLAND - Last year's sugar beet harvest was hindered by three hard freezes that amounted to about 40% loss of sugar for Wyoming Sugar, according to Wyoming Sugar CEO Mike Greear. This year, they have to concern themselves about above average temperatures.

In the 2019 harvest, Greear said they were able to process all but about 1,000 acres of beets. He added, however, that many of the beets har...

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