Multi-generational tradition and strength lives on in many family operations around the U.S. sugarbeet community — including the Wambekes of Deaver, Wyo.
Paul Wambeke, a third-generation beet grower and current board member of the Big Horn Basin Beet Growers Association, was kind enough to send The Sugarbeet Grower these photos from the Wambeke 2013 harvest.
The above photo, taken on the last day of a wet harvest, shows the Pryor Mountains of southern Montana/northern Wyoming in the background.
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Don Lilleboe is editor of 'The Sugarbeet Grower' and 'Gilmore Sugar Manual.'