Herbicide-resistant blackgrass is being increasingly seen in sugar beet crops and growers cannot afford to see yields suffer, given the low beet prices in recent years. Losing control of the weed and allowing seed to return will also have an impact on the rest of the rotation. See also: British Sugar raises beet price by 8.4% for next season Controlling blackgrass is the biggest problem confronting Paul Drinkwater and the farm management team at Abbots Ripton Farming Company. The firm farms about […]