Posted: April 20, 2010
Polk County and American Crystal Sugar Company have reached a settlement regarding their longstanding dispute over the property tax valuation of the Company's factories in East Grand Forks and Crookston, Minn. The agreement was reached by both parties earlier this month and ratified today by the Polk County Board of Commissioners.
Posted: December 03, 2009
Neil Widner, 58, a director from the Drayton Factory District, was elected Chairman at American Crystal Sugar Company’s December 3 Board Reorganization meeting. A director since 2000, he previously served as Vice-Chairman of the Board for two years. Widner has farmed near Stephen, Minnesota, since 1973. He serves on the Board of Directors of United Sugars Corporation, the Board of Governors of ProGold Limited Liability Company and as a director for the American Sugarbeet Growers Association.
Posted: June 30, 2008
You may have seen news reports during the last week that United States Sugar Corporation, the largest cane sugar producer in the country, is selling all of its assets to the South Florida Water Management District for $1.75 billion. The reason for the sale is to that the Water Management District wants to convert land used for cane production into holding areas, to allow filtration of agricultural waste, giving increased flows of higher quality water into the Everglades.
Posted: June 18, 2008
MOORHEAD, MINN. – June 18, 2008 – Shortly before noon today, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, a chemical spill incident occurred at American Crystal Sugar Company’s Hillsboro, ND, factory.
Posted: December 13, 2007
Michael Astrup, 54, a director from the Moorhead Factory District since 1996, was elected chairman of the board at the cooperative’s December 6, 2007, board reorganization meeting. Astrup has been a farmer since 1976 near Dilworth, Minn. He serves on the Board of Directors of United Sugars Corporation, the Board of Governors of ProGold Limited Liability Company and is a director of the American Sugarbeet Growers Association.
Posted: March 22, 2007
MOORHEAD, MINN. - March 22, 2007 - David Berg of Fargo, North Dakota, was elected president of American Crystal Sugar Company Wednesday at a meeting of the Cooperative's Board of Directors. He will assume his new role with the Company April 2.
Posted: October 24, 2006
MOORHEAD, MINN. - October 24, 2006 - Under American Crystal Sugar Company's Contingency Plan to Reduce Harvested Acres, on October 17 all shareholders were previously asked to reserve 8 percent of their acres for possible destruction.
Posted: September 25, 2006
MOORHEAD, MINN. - September 25, 2006 - On Saturday, September 23, 2006, at approximately 11:00 p.m., LaRae Murch, who was working as a packaging foreman at the company's Moorhead factory, was involved in a serious incident in the packaging and warehousing area. Emergency personnel were contacted immediately.
Posted: December 02, 2005
David Kragnes, 53, was elected chairman of American Crystal Sugar Company's board of directors at the cooperative's December 1 reorganization meeting. Kragnes was elected to the board in 1995 and previously served as the board's vice chairman.
Posted: May 03, 2005
The Pembina County Commissioners and American Crystal Sugar Company have reached an agreement regarding contested property taxes at the Drayton, North Dakota sugar beet processing factory.