More people, more food

Alston, Jim
January 2007
Farmers Weekly;1/26/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p58
Trade Publication
The article presents an update on the Manor farm in Norfolk, England being managed by Jim Alston. The sugar beet yield rose considerably and sugars increased by 2%. The decline in beet price in 2007 will send a draught through the cash flow of the farm. The pace of yield improvement will be critical for the future of the beet by dictating its ability to compete with other crops.


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