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Choosing Sugar Beet variety traits

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Make sure you choose the right varieties for your circumstances by checking varietal traits - find out more about canopy architecture and how it can help you to pick varieties that fit your soil type or management plan. Dr Simon Bowen explains more...


Interesting that he says big upright canopies are better for late lifting. I always try and chose a variety with a big canopy, I thought it was just me being a bit vain because they just look better but perhaps all I've been getting it right all along!!!🤣

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Three crop rule derogation for 2020

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Written by Jamie Day

Defra secretary George Eustice’s decision to relax the three-crop rule arable diversification requirement in England for 2020 has been welcomed by farm leaders, despite the minister’s earlier reluctance to take this action. Scotland and the Republic of Ireland had already granted the concession in view of the wet autumn that prevented many farmers from fulfilling […]...