Preliminary sugar beet tests in Germany undertaken by Strube are quite encouraging

Strube D&S GmbH
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
This year, in accordance with a good tradition, Strube carried out the sampling of beet fields in Soester Börde on July 14th. This marks the 41st year of the time series. At 346 grams per beet, the result is slightly above the ten-year average (301 g) and follows the long-term trend, which also reflects breeding progress. We are therefore daring to make a high early forecast of 73-86 t/ha beet yield for the campaign result at the Lage plant, which forms the basis for the calculation. Our forecast is - admittedly - a very rough result, because it will be some time before the beet harvest. What will the weather be like before harvest? How do leaf diseases develop? And how will the growth turn out in autumn? Golden October or wet autumn? Lots of imponderables...
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