A tractor with oilseed rape on the front© Tim Scrivener
Oilseed rape yields jumped sharply this summer as the weather seemed to suit the crop while the picture with wheat output was more regional. Prospects for the rapeseed crop edged higher as harvest approached and average yields of nearly 4t/ha have encouraged a rise in the crop’s area this autumn after five successive seasons of declines. Following this summer’s high yields and rapeseed prices above £300/t some experts expect this autumn’s crop area to be up 5-10% and could touch […]