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Sugar Content Looks Good At Kimball Piling Site

Jerry Darnell the VP of Agriculture for Western Sugar of Scottsbluff said as of Monday morning 60% of the beet harvest has been completed in the area.

He was very pleased with the sugar content from the Kimball piling site as it is 19.86 percent. Darnell said that is "tremendous sugar" and they have "great tonnage" from the Kimball piling, which is a swing pile as it will either be processed in Fort Morgan, Colo., or Scottsbluff.

The Kimball site will eventually handle 110,00 tons of sugar beets.

Darnell expressed hope that they will get as much done in the next couple of days as Thursday's we...