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go beet red

  (American) also go as red as a beet (American)
to become very red in the face, usually because you are embarrassed
Usage notes: A beet is a small, round vegetable that is a very dark red/purple colour.
I only had to smile at him and he went beet red.
See also: beet, red

blow beets

tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. What was in that stew? I feel like I gotta blow beets.
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In medium bowl, combine beets, onion, capers and lemon zest.
Farmers are requesting a 12% price increase for supplying one tonne of beets to factories due to high production costs, according to Sugar Groups Council Chairman Abdelwahab Allam.
Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature -- serve them warm, room temperature or chilled -- which is a huge bonus when planning food for holiday entertaining.
Toss with the olive oil, salt, and pepper, place the cut beets on a baking sheet and roast for 35 to 40 minutes, turning once or twice with a spatula, until the beets are tender.
BEIRUT: The government has renewed an agricultural subsidy on sugar beets that was revoked 12 years ago, but critics are questioning the timing and whether the bulk of the support will reach the embattled farmers or benefit vested political and economic interests.
PULL up beets when the tops of the roots are i to 3 inches across, usually about so to Go days after planting.
Golden beets may perform better in cool weather, but red beets tolerate heat better.
The right genes might help keep beets from going bad and losing sugar during storage.
But once the beets are harvested and stored for processing--usually in huge piles that can weigh thousands of tons--they slowly start to decay, which lowers their sucrose > levels.
Producing more sugar beets at the expense of grain would provide more revenue and gross profit per hectare (on our numbers).
Sugar beet crops; growth, fertilization & yield.
Sugar from sugar beets will account for about 60 percent of domestic U.
Accepting around 5% yield loss of table beet roots (KAVALIAUSKAITE; BOBINAS, 2006), the initial period without weed interference should be 4th and 7th WAP for direct seeded and transplanted table beets, respectively.
The company established a contractual relationship with the growers that stipulated the number of acres of sugar beets to be grown as well as the manner in which sugar beets were to be produced.
You don't even have to like beets - just figure out what to do with them, and you could win up to $2,500 in Aunt Nellie's Say Yes to Beets