In sugar-beet producing areas of the Intermountain West and Pacific Coast beet by-products constitute a most economical source of feed for fattening livestock.
In Utah there are available each year some 144,000 tons of wet beet pulp and some 20,000 tons of beet molasses; in addition, about 6500 tons of dried molasses beet pulp are available in the form of meal or pellets.
Practically all of this livestock feed supply, with a nutritive value equivalent to approximately 41,000 tons of corn or barley, has been fed, together with alfalfa hay, to cattle or sheep for maintenance or in the production of meat, wool, and dairy products.
Maynard, E. J.; Greaves, J. E.; and Smith, H. H., "Bulletin No. 265 - Phosphorus Supplements Improve Sugar-Beet By-Product Rations for Cattle" (1936). UAES Bulletins. Paper 224.