CALLING ALL GROWERS INTERESTED IN GROWING SUGAR BEET

Beet Ireland is organising a number of meetings over the coming months to present an opportunity to growers interested in growing sugar beet for a new Irish sugar industry. Please do not miss this opportunity to have a role in the future Irish sugar industry.

If you are not affiliated to these organisations we will be holding further meetings around the south and south-east shortly to give everyone an opportunity to engage.

Register your interest

Please fill out the form with your details so you can be part of this new and vibrant opportunity.

Register

Irish Tillage & Land Use Society (ITLUS)

Wednesday 7th November 2018 at 7pm in the Talbot Hotel Carlow

Irish Grain Growers Association

Thursday 15th November 2018 at 7pm in the Talbot Hotel Carlow

HELP BRING BACK BEET THE BEET INDUSTRY

Please fill out the form with your details so you can be part of this new and vibrant opportunity.

Register

CAP & greening

Crop diversification

Farmers with over 30Ha. must grow 3 different crops.

Why not grow sugar beet as a main crop ?

Apart from being an excellent break crop for cereals sugar beet is the most profitable arable crop available.

Ecological focus Area

Farmers whose holding exceeds 15 ha. must ensure 5% of all arable land is allocated to EFA.  

Areas with catch crops or green cover( not for grazing  or harvesting) for purpose of nitrogen fixing can be considered.  

This is an ideal scenario for sugar beet  preceded by green cover. (Note cannot be used for Protein crops)