Syngenta Awards Sugarbeet Scholarships to Four Students
Syngenta is investing in the future of agriculturally focused college students interested in taking a lead in sugarbeets. For the third year, Syngenta has awarded scholarships through the annual Syngenta Sugarbeet Scholarship program. The 2012 winners are Stephanie George of Moxee, Wash.; Connor Cook of Baker, Minn.; Aleighica Keeran of Torrington, Wyo., and Matthew Singer of Vassar, Mich.
Randon Wilson Honored As 'Sugar Man of the Year 2011’
Randon W. Wilson, senior lawyer with the Salt Lake City law firm of Jones, Waldo, was honored as “Sugar Man of the Year 2011” during a mid-May luncheon of the Sugar Club in New York City.
ASSBT Awards Go to Chertudi, Sims, Bredehoeft & Lamb
Attendance was strong at the 35th general meeting of the American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists, held in Albuquerque, N. Mex., in early March. Nearly 375 participants, representing 12 countries, were in attendance.
Downard Joins Betaseed Station at Kimberly, Idaho
Betaseed, Inc., has named Robert Downard as research agronomist and assistant station manager for the company’s Western Sugarbeet Research Center in Kimberly, Idaho. Downard is responsible for supervising all activities associated with seed production, including steckling production. In addition he will assist with management of the Kimberly station.
The 35th general meeting of the American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists is scheduled for March 2-5, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, N. Mex.