Farming Column with Sam Walton

Farming Column with Sam Walton
 

0 Have your say I remember when we had 12 sugar beet factories, including one in Scotland, all working flat out. Then some do-gooder decided that we needed to cut production to allow sugar cane growers more access to our markets and over half our factories closed.
I have not been involved in growing sugar beet since 1969 and I am fairly sure that the price then was around £20 per tonne, depending on sugar content.
I noticed last week that the British Sugar Corporation had just issued their new contract which was for £22 per ton and were looking for extra growers.
With inflation the way it... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 31
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