100 Years Ago Today: White Gold Saves Colorado Economy

Morgan County Republican, Volume 19, Number 4, January 24, 1919 All hail the sugar beet, aka white gold, a crop that can actually grow in Colorado's arid climate and rocky soil! In 1919 the sugar beet reached an all time high price of $10.02 per ton paid to beet farmers, which was two cents per …

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