Sugar beet carting© Tim Scrivener
Arable growers are being tempted to try sugar beet – even if they have never grow it before – as beet quotas are being abolished and the world sugar price rises. Beet processor British Sugar is preparing for an open-market future by increasing beet prices, and offering flexible contracts to make the spring-sown crop an attractive option. With the EU sugar regime ending in October 2017, the processor is aiming to boost the crop area by more than 25% to above 100,000ha […]