Local sugarbeet growers may want to double check seed needs before planting. Ses VanderHave sales manager Nick Revier says the later the planting season, the lower the yield projections will be. “Sugarbeet growers may have to compensate by planting a few more acres.” Revier says cooler soils are also always a challenge. “There’s a chance of root rot early on. Farmers may have to plant a little heavier population to compensate for emergence issues.”
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