Newbie Sugar Beets

  • Member of the Amaranthacea plant family
  • Dual purpose plant with its large taproot and abundant top growth for forage
  • Can tolerate saline soils better than other species
  • Cool-season crop grows late into the fall
  • Winterkills north of I-70
  • To maximize taproot growth, requires 60-90 growing days before freeze
  • Best used in a mix

Seeding: 3-5 lbs/acre at 1” to 1¼” deep. Drill or increase rate to broadcast seed.