Topping and lifting the sugar beets is at the start of the harvest. Here is a look out in the fields where that happens:
Here is a Beet in the field.
Now when it’s mostly dry, the equipment above will get the job done. But if it’s wet, the equipment and the trucks will have to be pulled through the fields with a tractor that looks similar to this:
Man, oh, Man ! Twelve tires on a tractor that steers by bending in the middle !