Course overview

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's "Advanced Sugar Beet Production and Management" course. 

Areas covered will include:

  • Structure of the global sugar market and UK sugar beet industry.
  • Physiology of the sugar beet crop. Crop nutrition. Water use by the crop including current research in this area.
  • Profitability of sugar beet within the rotation.
  • Soils and soil management. seedbed preparation and plant establishment.

Key facts

Course Dates
30-31 October 2019
2 days
IFST Membership
Your course enrolment also entitles you to one year of free membership to the IFST (Institute of Food, Science and Technology).
Course Provider
University of Nottingham
Course Arrangements
Full joining instructions will be confirmed by the course provider.
Course Location
University of Nottingham
AFTP Cohort
My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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