Gering author writes book to bring attention to sugar beet industry
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A Gering author held a meet-and-greet on Tuesday to discuss his book which focuses on a local industry.
The book, “Nebraska Sweet Beets: A History of Sugar Valley,” focuses on the sugar beet industry and its history in Platte River Valley.
“Each one of the factories provided a huge injection of economic development into each of the communities they were built,” said Lawrence Gibbs, Author.
The Scottsbluff Public Library will have a copy of the book for individuals interested in reading it.