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Rain halts sugar beet harvest

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A wet weekend has brought the Red River Valley sugar beet harvest to a halt.

American Crystal Sugar Company spokesman Jeff Schweitzer told WDAY AM Radio News that even under a best-case scenario, the harvest won't resume for several days.

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Right now, the harvest is 68 percent complete. American Crystal growers plan to harvest 420,000 acres of sugar beets this year.

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