Tom Peters was the 2020 recipient of the Sugarbeet Distinguished Serving Award, presented during the annual Sugarbeet Research Reporting Session in January. The annual Sugarbeet Research Reporting Session was a virtual meeting in 2021. The meeting featured a wide variety of presentations beginning with an update on sugarbeet production challenges in Europe. The United States sugarbeet production segment featured presentations from Idaho, Colorado and Michigan in addition to presentations from researchers and Extension specialists from North Dakota State University, the University of Minnesota and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, recipients of the Dexter Scholarship and the Sugarbeet Distinguished Service Award were recognized during the meeting.