Oilseed rape being harvested© Tim Scrivener
A combination of low oil prices, eurozone woes and a general election too close to call are creating a perfect storm for oilseed rape markets. New crop rapeseed is at £240-£250/t ex-farm for this harvest and including bonuses will give a price of £260-£265/t, says Jonathan Lane, trading director at Gleadell. See also: Two farmers argue hybrid versus conventional OSR “Doing the on-farm gross margin calculation, it is still profitable, but only just.” Group 1 milling wheat comes top, assuming a […]