Sugar Beets

 

We are growers for the Michigan Sugar Company Cooperative.

Each share requires the growing of 1 acre of beets

  • Growers are paid whatever is left after paying all of the companies expenses
  • Grower revenue is held back to make capital improvements and is repaid after 10 years
  • Growers whose beets yield more or less than the company average sugar percent receive a premium or discount.

Contract (Shares) : 139 acres

2015 average yield was 37.72 tons per acre

Company average sugar was 17.86%

Kerr Farms average sugar was 19.48%