Drilling wheat in autumn© Tim Scrivener
After a disappointing season in which oilseed rape yielded about half its five-year average, Pelham Farming Company has cut its area by 80%. However, reducing the oilseed rape area on the 2,200ha of cropping across three farms is not easy, explains Michael Watson, one of the business’s founding partners. The problem is finding a suitable replacement. See also: Oilseed rape area is set to slip for fifth year in a row The reason for this poor oilseed rape performance is cabbage […]