Oilseed rape being harvested© TimScrivener
Reducing the frequency of oilseed rape in the arable rotation may improve yield performance, however, care is needed as this could be at the expense of farm profitability. This is the warning from whole rotation margin studies undertaken jointly by Agrii farm consultancy specialist, Paul Pickford and head of agronomy, Colin Lloyd. “With escalating weed, pest and disease problems, an increasingly restricted agrochemical armoury and disappointing commodity markets, it isn’t surprising more growers are taking a closer look at their […]