Escalation in the price of agricultural inputs (fertilisers and crop protection chemicals), along with fuel, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has dramatically increased farmers’ production costs.
Croatia – Sugar beet growers incentivised to expand production with €4 million aid [Full subscriber]
The Croatian Ministry of Agriculture incentivises sugar beet growers to increase production through HRK 30 million (€4 million) aid scheme.
British Sugar and NFU Sugar unveiled on 24th August one-year and three-year sugar beet contracts and prices from 2021.
USA – Beet growers affected by frost damage to get financial assistance from government [Registered]
In the aftermath of a frozen harvest that locked in the ground up to a third of the sugar beet crop, there’s increasing hope for some federal disaster relief to beet growers through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sugar beet growers for the Sidney Sugars plant, owned by the American Crystal Sugar, on April 12 voted to accept an offer for the 2019 campaign knowing well that they had the Hobson’s choice, according to local press reports.
Beet growers in Navarra province are to get aid worth €200,000 from the local government to maintain the cultivation of sugar beet, according to local press reports.