Too early to estimate the total damages on sugar beet caused by the cold wave in France, but some growers will certainly need to re-sow
L'Institut Technique de la Betterave
Friday, April 8, 2022
In the first days of April, France was hit by a cold snap. The temperatures recorded varied from -2 to -9.8 °C in Mourmelon-en-Champagne, a town in the beet territory traditionally recording the lowest temperatures. What are the consequences of this wave of frost in beet cultivation? The ITB takes stock as of 7 April. CIBE writes: Still too early to estimate the total damages on sugar beet caused by the cold wave in France, but some growers will certainly need to resow. That's the 2nd consecutive year with late deep-freeze just after sowing.Click here to connect to the source of this storyClick here for more News and Views
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