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Irrigation is still ‘missing link’ for water resource planning

Water for agriculture is a key for food security

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Growers advised to continue aphid checks

Growers are advised to continue checking sugar beet crops for aphids – and treat accordingly while abiding by application guidelines.

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Three-year vision unveiled for crop

Sugar beet growers are to receive better advice about growing the crop, following a three-year strategy published by the British Beet Research Organisation.

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Changes ahead for Cantley beet factory – British Sugar

Less sugar beet will be processed at British Sugar’s Cantley factory in Norfolk as the company strives to improve efficiencies and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Six new sugar beet varieties from three breeders have been added to the recommended list for 2022. The varieties are Katjana, Maruscha and Smart Rixta (all from KWS);  BTS3020 and  BTS5770 (both from Limagrain UK) and Wren from SESVanderHave UK. They all demonstrate improvements which are being made to... Read more
New varieties added to sugar beet list

Six new sugar beet varieties from three breeders have been added to the recommended list for 2022.

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Get the most from sugar beet crop

Cold spring weather has piled the pressure on sugar beet growers to get the most from crops and optimise yields.

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Processor and growers clash over beet support package

An enhanced support package for sugar beet will do little to stop many growers giving up the crop for good when their current contract finishes, say industry leaders.

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