Fine spell helps spud progress

Blake, Andrew
April 2007
Farmers Weekly;4/20/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 16, p60
Trade Publication
The article presents an update on the agricultural industry in Great Britain as of April 2007. A number of growers have made progress in their early planting attempts following prolonged dry weather. According to British Sugar, most of the sugar beet crop went in into very good conditions this season.


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