BBRO BeetCast

por Francesca Broom

An insight into the world of sugar beet production in the UK, hosted by the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO). This monthly production provides an overview of the industry with timely updates and future forecasts to support sugar beet growers. Hear from BBRO scientists and the field team, plus grower updates and industry comment. 

Episodios del podcast

  • Temporada 2022

  • T2022 E09 - BeetCast September: Balancing variety choices

    T2022 E09 - BeetCast September: Balancing variety choices

    An early release of the September edition of BeetCast to support growers in making those important variety choices we speak to some of the breeders about their seed portfolios.

    15:44
  • T2022 E08 - BeetCast August: Making the most of final canopy growth.

    T2022 E08 - BeetCast August: Making the most of final canopy growth.

    With the sugar beet harvest due to start in a few weeks, we remind growers to keep an eye on canopies as they recover from drought. Checking for disease and nutrient deficiencies in order to keep the canopy as healthy as possible ...

    25:22
  • T2022 E07 - BeetCast July: Potential impact of Virus yellows on the 2022 crop.

    T2022 E07 - BeetCast July: Potential impact of Virus yellows on the 2022 crop.

    It has been a very busy few weeks in the BBRO laboratory checking through numerous yellow water pan samples assessing aphid numbers and now testing for levels of virus. Prof Mark Stevens explains the results so far and expected i...

    13:51
  • T2022 E06 - BeetCast June: Using this year's crop to determine future variety choices

    T2022 E06 - BeetCast June: Using this year's crop to determine future variety choices

    Mike May, Chairman of the RL Board joins Dr Simon Bowen to discuss the RL and how assessing your current sugar beet crop can help in determining the best variety choices for your soil type and management programme in future.

    13:12
  • T2022 E05 - BeetCast May: A grower's perspective

    T2022 E05 - BeetCast May: A grower's perspective

    With the crop underway we join Martin Stuffens, Farm Manager of Park Farm, Thorney to discuss the BBRO trial site that he is hosting and how his crops are faring so far this season.

    20:51