There is a flurry of activities in Washington this summer that will impact the beet sugar industry in the months and years ahead. Here are a few of them.
2012 Farm Bill
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson is sending signals to American agriculture that all segments of farm and food policy need to roll up our sleeves and start work on the 2012 farm bill.
Luther Markwart, author of Dateline Washington, is executive vice president of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association.