Welcome to the BBRO

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.

Current Crop News

Keep up to date with BBRO activities and your opportunities to find out more with our news, events, developments and other information.

Advisory Bulletin

BBRO Advisory Bulletin No 20: Water logged fields have stalled harvesting, but what are the effects of standing water for sugar beet?

Cercospora Forecast 2023

Latest maps and advisory information relating to Cercospora Leaf Spot

Weed control an issue?

The BBRO herbicide trial has been very insightful in 2023.  Dr Simon Bowen and Pam Chambers (British Sugar) take a look at the trials and how well the herbicide programmes have worked.

IIRB Congress 2024

Would you like to know more about the world of sugar beet research? Join the BBRO team in Brussels for the 79th IIRB Congress in Belgium.

On-Farm Practices

Seasonal on-farm information to support growers.
Harvest and storage Cover Crops Pests Diseases Soil Matters Beet Physiology

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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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