Beet growers reveal the massive yield cost of virus yellows

Farmers Weekly

A combination of virus yellows infections and poor growing conditions in the spring have devastated sugar beet yields for some growers, particularly in the Wissington factory region. David Hoyles, who grows 60ha of sugar beet alongside potatoes, vining peas, wheat and a range of other crops, near Long Sutton saw a 70% yield drop from […]

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