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German sugar beet planting drops nearly 3% following neonicotinoid insecticide ban

German farmers are estimated to have reduced sugar beet sowings by 2.8 percent to about 379,000 hectares for the 2019 ...
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UK issues emergency use exemption for neonicotinoid insecticide to prevent virus spread in sugar beets

An 120-day emergency authorization has been granted for the use of an insecticide for the control of peach–potato aphids to ...
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Viewpoint: Neonicotinoid ban puts UK sugar beet yields at risk for first time in 25 years

For the past 25 years, sugar beet agronomy hasn’t been complicated by the threat of virus yellows – it’s only ...

Researchers find gene that boosts sugar beet yields

A European team of researchers has discovered a gene with the potential to increase sugar beet yields. Presented in the ...