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  • An agronomic photo showing sugarbeet seedlinegs.

    Prepare Sugarbeet Fields for a Strong Season

    While high-quality seed is strongly recommended for sugarbeet growers, seed quality alone may not be enough to ensure solid stand establishment. Growers must properly prepare their seedbed, plant and care for their beets in order to reap a harvest worth bragging about. According to the 2017 Sugarbeet Production Guide from the North Dakota State University, sugarbeets should be planted 1”-1.25” deep for maximum germination and emergence, and seed should be 3”-4” apart in 22” rows…

An agronomic image of a sugarbeet.
An agronomic image showing cercospora leafspot.
Agronomic image of sugarbeet varieties