Drilling oilseed rape © Tim Scrivener
Oilseed rape drilling fell by 14% this autumn, with unplanted land likely to be taken up by spring barley and pulses, according to the AHDB’s Early Bird Survey. The winter wheat area is expected to be largely flat, with winter barley down slightly. The biggest gainers will be spring crops in this AHDB estimate of planting intentions for harvest 2016 in Great Britain. Overall, the British area of arable crops covering everything from cereals to sugar beet is up slightly […]
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