• USDA’s Foreign Ag Attaché Tour

    Western Sugar hosted the USDA’s Foreign Ag Attaché Tour at the Scottsbluff, NE facility. As a site host, the Scottsbluff facility welcomed guests from all over the world including representatives from France, Malaysia, Ireland, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa, Switzerland, and more. The international guests were able to understand the diversity of Nebraska agriculture and to see … Continued

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  • 100 Years of Service Award

    The Lovell Factory was given an 100 Years of Service award by the National Weather Service Riverton for recording the weather for 100 years in Lovell Wyoming. A huge accomplishment for Lovell!

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  • Brush Fire Department Golf Tournament

    On August 12th, the Brush Fire Department help their Annual Golf Tournament to raise money for equipment and training. Western Sugar was excited to support their fundraiser, and participate in the tournament. In the photo from left to right: Josh Sand Greg Mares Steve Frasier Andy Ely Mike McCann Stewart Norrish Doug L’Heureux Jasper Fields … Continued

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  • Torrington Donates to Ag Appreciation Breakfast

    Torrington facility donated sugar to their local Chamber of Commerce in order to support their Agriculture Appreciation Breakfast held on August 9th at the County Fairgrounds.

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  • Scottsbluff Employee Became Living Organ Donor

    Scottsbluff employee Yvette Herman recently became a living organ donor and she would like to encourage others to consider becoming a living donor as well.  If you are interested in finding out how you can share this great gift with someone in need, you can contact UChealth.com and you will be connected with the Living Donor … Continued

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  • “Sugar Shack” at the Billings State Fair

    The Western Sugar Billings, MT facility was asked to host an educational shed at the Billings State Fair. The shed hosted sugar samples, packaging, and material regarding planting, harvesting, and processing sugar beets. Below are links to watch KTVQ’s interview on the “Sugar Shack” as well as a radio interview with Jesse Nile. Jesse Nile’s … Continued

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  • Torrington Supports Goshen County Fair

    The Torrington facility donated sugar to the Future Farmers of America Association to use for their lemonade stand at the Goshen County Fair this past weekend. Additionally, they donated empty sugar bars to the American Legion to use in decorating their float for the Goshen County Fair Parade held on August 9th.

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  • Scottsbluff Walleye Tournament

    The Walleye Tournament is a fishing tournament held at Lake Minatare. Scottsbluff Employees, Lyle Belgum and Paul Sierra, organized the tournament again this year. This year there were 34 two-man teams registered for the event.  The teams with the highest weight of their fish (walleye) caught, win a place and a cash prize. Scottsbluff employee JJ West and his … Continued

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  • Lovell Factory awarded Yard of the Week

    The Lovell Factory was awarded Yard of the Week.  The grounds are kept by our watchmen/woman:  Troy Brown, Mike Fink and Syd Snell.  Pictured here with the sign is Syd Snell.  Syd is responsible for planting and taking care of the flowers planted in front of the main office.  Troy Brown and Mike Fink make … Continued

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  • Scottsbluff Hosts Delegation from China

    On June 22, 2018, Brandon Hessler and Jerry Darnell hosted a delegation from China. They shared information about the sugar beet industry and discussed sugar production.   

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  • Rwanda Students Tour Scottsbluff Factory

    On June 7th, students from Rwanda visited the Scottsbluff factory.  The students were visiting Western Nebraska in an effort to develop the next generation of Rwandan agriculture. Sugar beets are grown in small amounts in Rwanda. Tracy Bentley shared information about sugar production and led  them on a tour of the factory.  In this picture, Dave … Continued

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  • Lovell Supports Parents of the Blue Jackets (PBJ)

    The Lovell Factory made several Baking Dishes and donated them to the “Parents of the Blue Jackets”  better know as “PBJ”.  The PBJ is a parents group that supports the Lovell High School Future Farmers of America.  Every year the PBJ sponsors a golf tournament.  The money raised goes towards scholarships for graduating seniors and … Continued

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