Intro Paragraph: For generations urban sprawl into America’s farmland has been felt all across the nation. Areas of Utah, Arizona and California have experienced heavy urban sprawl over the past 30 years.
Intro Paragraph: On June 19, the 43rd Annual Union County Crops and Conservation Tour was held in La Grande, OR and the surrounding area. The half-day bus tour visited selected sites across Union County in order to show tour-goers firsthand what production agriculture looks like in the Grande Ronde Valley.
Intro Paragraph: Earlier this week, President & CEO of Amalgamated Sugar, John McCreedy, and Idaho Sugarbeet Growers Association President, Randall Grant, had the opportunity to present to Idaho’s House and Senate Agriculture Committees regarding the current state of the Pacific Northwest’s sugarbeet industry.
Intro Paragraph: On January 17, 2019, members of the Local BCTGM 283G attended Union Day at the Idaho Capitol Building. The annual event provides an opportunity for Union members to meet with state legislators to discuss issues and raise awareness of Union made products and services in Idaho.