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While acreage of sugar beets has declined in recent

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Unformatted text preview: prices, around the $44 per ton level. As 2011 began, great uncertainty existed regarding the legality of planting transgenic herbicide-tolerant sugar beets L The total cash receipts for Colorado’s potato crop in 2011 are projected to be the highest on record, at almost $324 million. and questions were made about the availability of non-genetically modified (GMO) seed. Colorado growers were permitted to plant a crop of mostly Roundup Ready sugar beet acreage while an environmental impact study was undertaken by the USDA. Assuming growers will be able to do the same in 2012, production is expected to increase slightly, with total cash receipts declining marginally as prices soften somewhat. The total cash receipts for Colorado’s potato crop in 2011 are projected to be the highest on record, at almost $324 million, reflecting an estimated record average seasonal price of $17.53 per hundredweight. This is an increase of $160 million in cash receipts compared to 2006. Concerns about the decreasing aquifer l...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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