Oilseed rape crop flowering© Tim Scrivener
Dozens of oilseed rape growers could be hit with penalties following reports of high levels of erucic acid in the oil. Some have been told they face deductions of up to £40/t, adding a further blow amid ongoing low prices and the cashflow crisis engulfing farming. Two oilseed rape crushers, Cargill and ADM, have reported unusually high levels of erucic acid in crops harvested last year that are still being processed. See also: 8 top tips to crack down on […]
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