Intro Paragraph: Recently, Maria Alvarez, the Sugar Warehouse Manager at Amalgamated Sugar’s Nampa factory was interviewed via Skype by the Sugar Association as a part of a video campaign that is currently in development.
Intro Paragraph: Every year since 1990, Peregrine Falcons have been nesting at Amalgamated Sugar’s Nampa facility. The legacy continues this year, as Peregrine Falcons have returned and have been sighted on top of Nampa’s sugar storage silos.
Intro Paragraph: A groundbreaking ceremony for Beta Pura’s new betaine crystallization plant was held April 9, 2019 in Tulln, Austria. Beta Pura, a joint venture between Amalgamated Sugar and AGRANA, was formed in December 2018.
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.
Intro Paragraph: Of course, the weather is beyond our control, but if a crop is managed properly with seed variety selection, planting date, proper fertility (especially nitrogen), and disease and insect control, the Grower will be in the driver seat and have the best chance possible for excellent sugarbeet quality and yield.