Sugar beet spraying© Tim Scrivener
Early fungicide treatments could prove crucial in optimising sugar beet yields next season as growers look to get higher yields from reduced areas.  The announcement by British Sugar to cut the contract tonnage in 2015 by 20% came after a price reduction from £31.67/t to £24/t for the 2015-16 campaign. See also: Sugar beet growers face hefty price cut This means many beet growers will shrink their cropped area and place more emphasis on maximising yield. Near perfect growing and […]