The American Sugar Alliance is expecting a record production year for sugarbeet growers.
Rob Johansson is the Director of Economics and Policy Analysis.
“Well over 5 million tons of beet sugar going to be produced this year across the whole growing region,” he says.
He tells Brownfield that should balance out sugar cane production which will likely have a smaller harvest because of weather issues.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office outlines ways the USDA could be more effective in administering the U.S.