oilseed rape seed©Tim Scrivener
Farms in four English counties will have access to neonicotinoid-treated oilseed rape this autumn under “emergency use” legislation, the NFU has said. Those counties are Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, where in total about 90,000ha of oilseed rape was grown last year. However, the emergency use of neonicotinoid treated OSR seed can only be used to treat a maximum of 30,000ha (5%) of oilseed rape plantings in England this summer/autumn. See also: Neonicotinoid emergency use approved for 5% of OSR […]
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