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Even though Ohio stopped growing sugar beets years ago because other crops are more lucrative, most of the state's farmers back the sugar supports, says Ohio Farmer's Union treasurer Roger Wise of Fremont.
Websites such as the Workamper News list jobs as varied as ushering at NASCAR tracks in Florida, picking sugar beets in Minnesota and working as security guards in the Texas oil fields.
For more than 30 years, the federal government has guaranteed U.S. sugar beet and sugar cane producers a minimum price for their product through a system of price support loans, quotas and buy-backs.
Korematsu picked sugar beets, worked at a construction company, and got a welding job in Salt Lake City.
Surrounding the city and sprinkled among its tidy tract neighborhoods, potatoes, alfalfa, sugar beets and corn grow in fields.
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Definition of sugar beet for English Language Learners
: a white beet that is grown for the sugar in its root
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