International Sugar Journal

UK – Neonics will not be applied to the 2021 sugar beet crop [Full subscriber]

The emergency derogation for the use of a neonicotinoid seed treatment to control virus yellows in sugar beet in the UK will not be triggered this season.

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UK – Neonic derogation unlikely to be granted as cold spell hits aphid populations [Full subscriber]

Significant cold weather in January and February has increased the likelihood that the emergency derogation for the use of a neonicotinoid seed treatment to control virus yellows in sugar beet in the UK will not be triggered this season.

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EU – EFSA to examine emergency use of neonicotinoids in sugar beet [Full subscriber]

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is to assess a number of emergency authorisations granted by the EU Member States for the use of neonicotinoids in sugar beet in 2020.

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UK – Govt rejects plea for the use of neonics in sugar beet [Registered]

The Government has rejected an appeal by the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) for an exemption to the ban of the use of neonicotinoids as a seed treatment for sugar beet next year.

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