Slugs are attacking my leaf beet leaves growing in one of the containers on the patio.
Maize and beet are widely grown in the Park by organic and non-organic farmers as livestock fodder crops.
It costs twice as much to produce sugar from the beet grown in Europe than from the cane grown elsewhere.
Finally I took pity on the leaf beet plants outside which were still looking rather sad, and repotted them into fresh compost.
I also planted out the leaf beet seeds - they're not so large but they will do equally well outside.
Sweet stuff, usually white when processed, sometimes brown, made from sugar beets or sugarcane…
Most sugar beets are rough and grooved, so lots of soil sticks to them when they're pulled from the ground.
We plant successive crops of beets all season long, so they are almost always available to include.
The main crops are wheat, corn, sugar beets , sunflower seeds, and wine grapes.
Its agricultural crops are wheat, potatoes, sugar beets , barley, grapes, and cheese.