Released at the 2016 International Sweetener Symposium in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, this video features studies by professors at Texas A&M University and the University of Maryland, detailing the dire consequences of outsourcing U.S. sugar production to subsidized foreign producers.
We need the security U.S. sugar policy offers to keep my family growing for another generation. If my kids choose to farm, I want there to be a business for them to continue that opportunity.”
Rita HerfordSugarbeet Grower
As hard and risky as it is, we find a way to pull it off every single year. We are survivors. But without a sugar policy, we will not survive.”