MIBST School 2024 Dates: Beet End 6/4-6/14/2024 * Sugar End 7/9-7/18/2024 * Ag School 7/22-7/26/2024 * Engineer School 10/22-10/25/2024



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BSDF Strategic Plan

The BSDF approved its 2022 – 2026 Strategic Plan. 

BSDF Production Challenges Surveys

The BSDF conducts an annual, industry-wide Production Challenges Survey to better understand and prioritize the top agricultural challenges facing the beet sugar industry.  Click on the links below to see the survey results:

Annual Research Meetings

Click on the link below for more information about annual industry, USDA-ARS, and other partner research meetings across the industry.

Additional publications:

The first link is a 3rd party study from 2012-2014 that concluded there is no presence of the CP4-EPSPS protein in samples of packaged sugar taken from 23 factories.  The second study from 2008 analyzed the presence of the H7-1 DNA and CP4-EPSPS protein at various stages of cane and beet sugar processing across the world.