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on October 22, 2010

USDA Study Concludes 2011 Sugar Beet Harvest Could Be Cut 20 Percent

A recent USDA analysis indicates that U.S. sugar beet production next year could be reduced by around 20 percent if producers are banned from planting genetically engineered beets.

A recent USDA analysis indicates that U.S. sugar beet production next year could be reduced by around 20 percent if producers are banned from planting genetically engineered beets. Bioengineered beets currently account for 95 percent of beet production.

The study was prepared in connection with a federal court case that

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