Combine harcesting oilseed rape© Tim Scrivener
Oilseed rape yields show a near-8% rise in gross output in independent trial sites that established well and were largely free of pests. Early results show a gross output of 5.7t/ha, above a four-year average of 5.29t/ha, according to three AHDB English trial sites. “Where crops got off to a good start, established well and were free of pests then the weather conditions suited the crop,” AHDB variety expert Simon Oxley told Farmers Weekly. See also: Harvest 2015: Top 5 […]
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