OSR being harvested© Tim Scrivener
Oilseed rape prices have risen by £14/t in just one week, with poor yields and another fall in the value of sterling taking average farmgate prices into the mid £290s/tonne. The week to Wednesday (10 August) saw spot values at £288/t to £300/t ex-farm around the regions, with November worth £307-£312/tonne. From reports so far on an estimated 70% of the UK winter crop cut, United Oilseeds trading manager Owen Cligg put average yield at about 3.05t/ha. See also: Brexit advice for farmers […]
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