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Western Sugar Cooperative Company News

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:21:51 GMT
Records lining up at Western Sugar  -  Scottsbluff Star Herald
... the weekend, so deliveries were scheduled to be made between 4 a.m. and noon. An earlier warm spell stopped all deliveries, because, according to Jerry Darnell, vice president for agriculture for Western Sugar Cooperative, the nights did not cool down.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 01:54:42 GMT
Sugar factory expansion causes controversy  -  Fort Morgan Times
The Morgan County Planning and Zoning board held a public hearing Tuesday night on a conditional use application from the Western Sugar Cooperative. Four representatives from Western Sugar came to the meeting to present their application, which ...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 20:52:12 GMT

Western Sugar Cooperative to lay off 70 at Wyoming plant  -  Billings Gazette
The Western Sugar processing plant has been a fixture in Torrington since the 1920s, when it was opened by Holly Sugar. Western Sugar Cooperative announced in May the closure of the venerable plant, which employs roughly 70 full-time employees. prev.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:26:05 GMT

Western Sugar Cooperative to lay off 70 at Torrington plant  -  Casper Star-Tribune Online
TORRINGTON — The Western Sugar Cooperative is set to lay off about 70 workers as it prepares to convert its sugar beet factory into a storage and shipping facility. The sugar beet factory in Torrington will close next month before the conversion ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:50:42 GMT

Torrington Sugar Plant Closing  -  K2 Radio
It's a move that's been in the works for over a year, and now it's here. The city of Torrington is about to lose one of its biggest employers as the Western Sugar Cooperative prepares to close its sugar beet facility. The slow phase out began in the ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 22:11:14 GMT
Torrington plant prepares to close processing operations  -  KGWN
86 people have been told they will be out of a job after the Western Sugar Cooperative says they'll be closing part of their operations next month. The company says they've made changes to their Scottsbluff and Fort Morgan, Colorado processing plants, ...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:23:15 GMT
Things to do in Morgan County  -  Fort Morgan Times
The Morgan County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on an application for a conditional use permit for Western Sugar Cooperative. It is set to start at or around 7 p.m. Tuesday in the hearing room of the Morgan County Commissioners in the ...
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 06:26:54 GMT
Sugar beet harvest begins with good news  -  Scottsbluff Star Herald
The 2016 Western Sugar Cooperative early sugar beet harvest began Sept. 15 in the Nebraska area, with the Scottsbluff factory the only receiving station. Regular harvest began Thursday, Oct. 6, when all receiving stations opened. However, although it ...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 23:51:07 GMT

Torrington Western Sugar to cease operation in November  -  Scottsbluff Star Herald
With a slow shake of his head, eyes down studying the letter in his hands, Torrington Mayor Mike Varney tried to explain his feelings this week for the more than 200 people who will no longer have jobs at the Western Sugar Cooperative plant in Torrington.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:52:24 GMT

Sugar beets: A classic case of 'good news, bad news'  -  Powell Tribune
With a truck full of sugar beets, a driver with Cox and Fisher farms stops to unload at a beet dump west of Powell. For the next several months, beets harvested from local fields will be hauled to the Western Sugar Cooperative factory in Lovell ...