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Amalgamated Sugar: GMOs have helped farmers nearly double sugar beet production (access required)

Idaho growers set a new record for sugar beet production over the last year, in large part because of GMOs, according to Amalgamated Sugar. Amalgamated Sugar said it processed 7.2 million tons of sugar beets in the latest growing season and is expecting to produce 2.34 billion pounds of sugar as a result. The yield was the ...

About Benton Alexander Smith

Benton Alexander Smith is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering the Idaho Legislature, new business, technology and financial services.