Beet of a variety from which sugar is extracted. It provides an important alternative sugar source to cane, and the pulp that remains after processing is used as feed for livestock.
- The potatoes and sugar beet, so important in this part of the world, look particularly well this year.
- A number of Wexford farmers are considering the possibility of utilising sugar beet as an alternative energy source.
- Why, for example, is there a federal programme to support the growing of sugar cane in Louisiana and sugar beet in the Midwest at prices higher than the free market world price?
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