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.
Please fill out the form with your details so you can be part of this new and vibrant opportunity.Register
Wednesday 7th November 2018 at 7pm in the Talbot Hotel Carlow
Thursday 15th November 2018 at 7pm in the Talbot Hotel Carlow
Farmers with over 30Ha. must grow 3 different
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.
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)