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American Crystal growers to see 'massive reduction' in payments

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American Crystal Sugar
American Crystal Sugar

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO-AM) - There’s disappointing news for sugar beet growers at American Crystal Sugar Company. Crystal is telling its farmers to expect a "massive reduction" in payments for this year's beet crop.

In a company blog, American Crystal CEO David Berg says growers will be paid $38 per ton. Last year, Crystal's farmers were paid more than $68 per ton.

The company says the reduced payments are mainly due to lower sugar prices, but also reflect much lower sugar content in this year's crop.

Berg says American Crystal is a strong and resourceful company. He says he feels confident that the co-op will weather the storm.

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