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We aim to provide sugar beet growers and wider industry with the resources required to grow a healthy and profitable sugar beet crop in the UK.

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Advisory Bulletin

BBRO Advisory Bulletin No 13

First signs of cercospora identified in-field.


Spots and Dots - If your beet leaves has become 'holey' it could be the Silver Y moth at play, so please watch your crop carefully throughout July for this pest and for any signs of foliar disease such as Cercospora Leaf Spot.

Cercospora Risk Forecast 2024

Cercospora spores have been detected by the spornado network, although currently the risk forecast has not triggered. Please be vigilant as early treatment for cercospora is vital. Maps have been blank from 10th -17th July.

Opportunity to join the BBRO Field Team

Field Trials Role The BBRO, www.bbro.co.uk, is a dynamic organisation with a friendly team, who are enthusiastic about agriculture and making a difference for sugar beet growers.

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BBRO is a not for profit making company.
We are set up jointly by British Sugar plc and the National Farmers' Union.

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