Harvesting oilseed rape© Tim Scrivener
Assessing when to desiccate oilseed rape crops is critical in maximising yields and achieving effective desiccation prior to harvest. This is especially important given that timings may differ several days between conventionals and modern hybrids grown at lower plant populations. “Workload pressures and the overwhelming desire to get harvesting means some crops are often being sprayed at least a week before they should be,” says Hutchinson’s technical development director David Ellerton. See also: Growing hybrid oilseed rape Academy He explains that […]