Research & Development and Educational Programs

For The Beet Sugar Industry

Mission Statement

The BSDF unites the industry to advance beet sugar production through research, educations and partnerships.

Vision

We are leaders in the beet sugar industry, striving to keep the industry healthy, vibrant, and profitable.  

Core Values

Unity: We value working together as members, partners, and staff for the betterment of the industry.

 Focus: We believe in the importance of regularly assessing the industry to implement a clear strategy. 

Communication:  We trust each other or communicate in an open, purposeful, and respectful manner.

Continuous Improvement: We strive to advance beet sugar production and foster the next generation of industry leaders.  

                                       —-> New Strategic Plan as of November 2, 2022  <—- Click to open PDF

 

Officers and Executive Committee

Tyler Grove

Tyler Grove

President

Jim Ruhlman

Jim Ruhlman

First Vice-President

Scott Winn

Scott Winn

Second Vice-President

Anna Murphy

Anna Murphy

Executive Vice-President / Secretary-Treasurer

Jerry Darnell

Jerry Darnell

Agriculture at Large

Greg Martin

Greg Martin

Processing at Large