Additional resources can be accessed below or under the “Resources” dropdown menu.
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:
- 2022 Production Challenges Survey
- 2021 Production Challenges Survey
- 2020 Production Challenges Survey
Annual Research Meetings
Click on the link below for more information about annual industry, USDA-ARS, and other partner research meetings across the industry.
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.