Sugar beet harvester working in field© Tim Scrivener
Using starter fertiliser at drilling in sugar beet can improve crop establishment and early growth. However, the challenge is converting this head start into extra yield in every situation, say experts. The use of placement starter fertiliser – which places liquid or granular nutrients in the seedling root zone at planting – is well established in precision-drilled crops such as maize and oilseed rape across the UK. See also: Sweeter sugar beet deal is attracting new growers Off the back of […]