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 […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends
Register

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to FWI.co.uk