fodder beet

What beet variety will you grow this season?

What beet variety will you grow this season?

Sowing beet will be on many people’s minds over the coming days and weeks. There are plenty of varieties to...

April 9, 2020

Fodder beet trade: Strong yields yet to reap rewards in growers’ pockets

Fodder beet trade: Strong yields yet to reap rewards in growers’ pockets

Fodder beet prices are “leaving a lot to be desired” as we move towards the end of January, AgriLand has been...

February 2, 2020

Beet varieties: What’s out there?

Beet varieties: What’s out there?

When it comes to beet varieties a lot of growers are loyal to what they know. Varieties like Magnum and,...

March 31, 2019

Prices: Beet going for €55/t in some cases

Prices: Beet going for €55/t in some cases

Fodder beet prices are reflective of demand and this year’s crop yield, which is down significantly. Very little beet is...

November 22, 2018

Fodder trade: How much is beet making in your area?

Fodder trade: How much is beet making in your area?

Beet, both sugar and fodder, is plentiful at the minute as farmers continue to pull crops from the ground. The...

November 9, 2017

Why are split spray applications so important for fodder beet?

Why are split spray applications so important for fodder beet?

Crops-Watch Why are split spray applications so important for fodder beet?

May 22, 2017

Fodder beet harvest will start in earnest this week

Fodder beet harvest will start in earnest this week

This year’s fodder beet harvest should get underway in earnest over the coming days, according to Teagasc’s Ciaran Collins. The...

October 26, 2016

‘Alternative feeds – some farms have feed costs 60% higher than the average’

‘Alternative feeds – some farms have feed costs 60% higher than the average’

There are a number of alternative feed sources available, but Irish farmers must be aware of each feed  cost, according...

November 24, 2015