Sugar beet

Changeable weather could prompt beet weed control rethink

19 April 2014

?SUGAR beet herbicide rates and timings may need to be revised in response to the changeable weather conditions, growers are being advised.

Increased beet powdery mildew threat in 2014

18 April 2014

The risk of powdery mildew infection in sugar beet crops is higher than in recent years, growers are being warned.

Seed potato sector in need of more tattie roguers

18 April 2014

A Scottish industry worth some £221 million a year depends on the work of a ‘parcel of roguers’ and it needs more.