oilseed rape©Rex
The profitability of oilseed rape is on a knife edge due to depressed rapeseed prices and ever mounting growing costs. This is set to cause a decline in the area of the crop for the fourth year in a row this coming season despite early signs of good yields from this summer’s harvest. With average growing costs of about £500/ha and after adding in fixed costs, growers need a yield of 3.2t/ha simply to break even at current prices. David […]