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American Crystal Sugar Co.'s Kindred, N.D., receiving station operates as part of the pre-pile harvest in this August file photo. Spring planting is the issue now -- whether farmers will be willing to plant Roundup Ready beets, despite significant recordkeeping and monitoring requirements. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Roundup Ready beet issue remains unclear

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FARGO, N.D. -- Stay tuned.

That's the only message available on the Roundup Ready sugar beet question for 2011 as Red River Valley and southern Minnesota farmers prepare for a sugar beet planting season, which could be less than a month away.


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