Have we forgotten why we grow oilseed rape?
Instead of looking at the predicted 10% reduction in oilseed rape area this autumn, the issue of cabbage stem flea beetle and the volatile pricing, Grainseed are asking the question, have we forgotten why we grow oilseed rape in the first place?
Growers warned watch out for yellow rust
Suspicions that the aggressive Warrior 3 rust race could be a threat this season have been raised with growers being warned to be extra vigilant in checking their wheat crops.
Bud protection to assure pod fulfilment
Advice for oilseed rape growers faced with risk of Pollen Beetle damage this spring – the slow up in growth could now leave crops exposed for longer to attacks at the vulnerable green bud stage.