Growers who consistently get the best oilseed rape yields are those who ‘get the basics right.’
With the spring season around the corner, Ash Burbidge caught up with a leading agronomist regarding potential issues growers might face.
Dry soils inhibiting early drilling and restricting fast emergence have left OSR vulnerable to cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB).
Farmers in the UK are moving to grow oilseed rape again to capitalise on rising oil prices, as retailers look to stem shortages caused by the war in Ukraine.
With oilseed rape continuing to prove a valuable break crop, we hear how variety choice can transform how growers approach their OSR management. Mollie Leach reports.
With weather conditions presenting challenges for oilseed rape, experts are providing advice for growers on bestpractice methods and tips to ensure effective establishment this autumn.
Only winter oilseed rape hybrids are grown at McGregor Farms in the Scottish Borders, where they grow 700 hectares of the crop.
The UK is set to lose at least one oilseed rape crusher if the planting area drops this autumn, according to NFU combinable crops board chair Tom Bradshaw.
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