Boxing Clever with Beet. Think 2019 is going to be a challenging year for sugar beet growers? Maybe, but help is at hand with advice and support from the BBRO Team. Find out how you can make the most of your beet, through clever management.

The latest information was released at the recent BeetTech events - missed them?  Catch up here.

Welcome to BBRO BeetTech19 - Dr Vicky Foster 

Including details of new research projects to support industry.

Getting to grips with virus - Dr Mark Stevens  

Update on implications for virus infection in 2019 and a review of the current control measures and aphid surveillance.  Including 'Know your enemy@ 2019 control strategies and introduction to BBRO's aphid identification clinic.


Cover crops unveiled - Dr Simon Bowen and Jake Richards (PhD student)

Latest results from BBRO and University of Nottingham PhD student on the use and impact of cover crops.


The race to maturity - Team relay with Dr Simon Bowen, Stephen Aldis,  Dr Alistair Wright and Georgina Barratt (PhD student) 

The BBRO relay team discuss the processes and pitfalls to getting the crop to full maturity in 2019. 

How do you measure up?  Dr Toby Townsend

Do you benchmark your beet? Not sure where to start?  BBRO will shortly be releasing some bench-marking tools to support growers in making those all important crop management decisions.




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