oilseed rape in spring© Tim Scrivener
Drilling a clover companion crop into oilseed rape helps promote better rooting, resulting in crops that deliver up to 1t/ha extra yield and are more tolerant of dry springs. That’s the findings from Agrovista’s Growcrop Gold trials investigating a planting technique developed in France for winter oilseed. See also: How to get the most out of your cover crops Technical manager Stewart Woodhead told growers at a trials day earlier this week near Cirencester that oilseed rape is a lazy rooter. […]