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 2 -  The virus yellows forecast estimates the incidence of virus infection at 83% for 2024 (without control measures), triggering the use of Cruiser SB. 

BeetCast - monthly podcast

What's happening this month in the sugar beet industry?

Goliath VY trial

Tour the BBRO Goliath trial from 2023 to view some of the 2024 varieties under virus pressure.

Strict guidelines support the use of Cruiser SB in 2024.

The UK sugar beet industry has been granted approval for the use of Cruiser SB seed treatments, subject to conditions.

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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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