Oilseed rape is a particularly sensitive crop in its early stages and can come under pressure from moisture stress, pest attack and weed competition.

All these problems can potentially destroy entire crops, so good establishment in the autumn is critical for a successful harvest in the following summer.

In our updated Farmers Weekly Academy, Successful OSR establishment, Adas experts give the latest advice on giving your OSR crops the best possible start, enabling them grow away from whatever the season throws at them.

Go to the Farmers Weekly Academy to improve your knowledge and take the test to gain two NRoSO and two Basis CPD points.