Sugar beet in soil© Soil Association
A few days ago we began harvesting this year’s sugar beet crop. According to test liftings it promises to produce higher than average yields. But it’s the last to be grown under the quota system – tried and tested ever since beet started to be grown in Britain. From the beginning of this month sugar beet growing will be a free-for-all across Europe. No quotas, no controls on acreage or tonnage. And every grower in the EU will be able […]