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Minnesota and North Dakota together raise 720,000 acres in beet sugar annually. Economic benefits from the industry include $1.1 billion in direct impacts plus $2 billion in secondary impacts. Both states collaborate in sugarbeet research and education.

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Fertilizing sugarbeet in Minnesota and North Dakota

Optimum sugarbeet production in Minnesota and North Dakota relies on a sound soil fertility program. A sound fertilizer program can enhance the quality of the sugarbeet.

Annual sugarbeet production guide

Overview of sugarbeet production information: fertilizing sugarbeet, row widths and plant populations, seeding, crop protection chemicals, and crop records

Comparison of Cercospora and bacterial leaf spots on sugarbeet

Photographic overview covering sources and spread of inoculum, conditions for disease, disease management (443 K PDF) – University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension Service

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