Widely grown old world biennials. Newly developed f1 hybrids dominate market crop and sugar beet production. Never the less resurgence of great open pollinated varieties and new crosses are bringing this wonderful food plant into even more popularity. Growing beet seeds isn't routine here in the front range bio region. Dramatic day night temperature shifts, low humidity and high elevation sun are a big part of the story. MASA is currently studying the effectiveness of high tunnels to improve beet seed production. We currently supply one seed variety that successfully pollinated and made good quality seeds.The beet grows on!