Tips for boosting oilseed rape yields

Farmers Weekly in association with Dekalb and BASF provide practical help for growers on how to increase average rapeseed yields to 5t/ha in this series of articles.


We look at why yields are falling below 5-6t/ha, which were common in 2011 and how this performance can be improved.


High 5 target for rapeseed yields


Advice on managing crops throughout the autumn and winter, focusing on weeds, disease, pests and nutrition


Tips on managing 5t/ha OSR crops in the autumn


Information and expert advice on canopy management


Canopy care crucial in hitting the 5t/ha oilseed rape target


Advice and case study onlate management from full canopy to harvest to help secure yield and oil content.


Late diseases and pests threaten OSR yields


For more on this topic


Free online training for oilseed rape growers with Farmers Academy