oilseed rape

  1. average farmer

    OSR seeder

    Looking for a seeder unit to fit onto the back of a 5m top down. 8 outlets would be better but anything considered. Don’t really want to spend much on it .
  2. TFF

    AHDB planting and variety survey

    The AHDB Planting and Variety Survey provides the earliest view of the planted area for the upcoming harvest in the United Kingdom (UK). Complete the Planting and Variety Survey The survey will estimate the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in 2022 in the UK. It aims to...
  3. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    How are margins looking for harvests’ 22 and 23?

    We are fast approaching harvest 22 and looking now to harvest 23 for cropping decisions, but the cost and margin picture looks very different to this time last year. UK feed wheat new crop futures (Nov-22) closed yesterday at £340.10/t. This is almost double the price from this time last year...
  4. News

    Rapid disease testing saves farmer £1,600 on Septoria treatment.

    Spring Septoria pressures in wheat are reported to be high to medium across much of the UK thanks to proven rapid disease testing that’s helping agronomists and farmers to manage disease risk with accurate data at their disposal. And one farmer has saved £1,600 on Septoria fungicides from a £70...
  5. CPM RSS

    Insider’s View – Exposing its strengths…

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Download PDF As the oilseed rape market begins to make a recovery, there’s a new variety on the horizon which seeks to combine output with ‘yield-protecting’ characteristics. CPM discovers DK Expose. I think it’s going to tick a lot of boxes. By...
  6. CPM RSS

    Wheat breeding – Eye on the past to create the future

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Most UK farmers associate DSV with oilseed rape varieties, but the company is causing a stir in cereals with its wheat and barley varieties. CPM visited DSV UK’s plant breeding station in North Oxfordshire to find out more about its unique approach...
  7. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Production impacts from reduced nitrogen fertiliser strategies

    High input costs are front and foremost of growers minds. UK produced Ammonium Nitrate (AN) increased 182% between Jun-21 and Mar-22, to a price of £839.00/t. With the outlook for natural gas prices (the feed stock for AN) well supported, driven by the war in Ukraine, it is well to assume that...
  8. H

    Oilseed Rape Pollination

    Has anyone considered hiring a beekeeper for pollination now oilseed rape is a decent trade?Anyone already doing it?
  9. Fuzzy

    BPS code for Bean+OSR twin crop

    What BPS code should be used for a twin crop of Winter Beans and Winter Oilseed Rape?
  10. Adama News

    Trial Data for Soratel (prothioconazole) for superior disease control

    A UNIQUE, HIGH PERFORMING PROTHIOCONAZOLE Soratel for superior disease control A novel prothioconazole fungicide which uses a unique formulation to offer improved cereal and OSR disease control compared to the current market leader. SORATEL features ‘AsorbitalTM’ formulation technology...
  11. H

    British Farming Union on TFF

    Who or what is behind this ? I just spotted the section where you can join up but no explanation as to who is organising it ......or am I behind the times ?
  12. Yale

    Is it time to look again at Nicotinoid dressings to control flea beetle.

    With the massive issue of cooking oil supply world wide would it be prudent for the government to at least scrutinise any data since the ban to see if there is a genuine argument for the reintroduction of this seed dressing. Surely this is an emergency measure which could be introduced which...
  13. M

    Undressed spring oilseed rape seed

    Would anyone have any idea where I could get some undressed spring oilseed rape in the uk? I require it for an organic trial. Conventional or hybrid would be ok. Thanks in advance
  14. 4

    Sclerotinia on rape

    cant make my mind up wether to spray or not , its been cold and dry here ,rape more or less in full flower no petals on leaves, reckon we might do more damage with the sprayer than benefit , agronomist wants to as a precautionary measure , whats everybody doing ps agronomist wants to go twice
  15. CPM RSS

    Performance stems from good genetics

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens from CPM Magazine Download PDF No one likes a flat oilseed rape crop, but how much do you know about the health of the stems that support it? CPM investigates the genetics of stem-based diseases. It’s often the disease in the stem, rather than the leaves, that...
  16. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – Clubroot, the resilient invader

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens from CPM Magazine Download PDF Clubroot may be lurking in your fields, and once you have it, it’s almost impossible to shake off. CPM gathers expert advice on how to manage its spread and limit its damage. A good rotation forms the bedrock of a sustainable...
  17. CPM RSS

    Oilseed rape – The future of OSR

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The oilseed rape planted area looks on the up, with establishment lessons and advancing plant genetics taking the crop to places it’s never been before. CPM attended a Limagrain briefing in Lincolnshire in March to find out more. by Melanie Jenkins...
  18. Farmdeals

    5 IBCs of 15% Foliar Manganese Available - £695 delivered

    https://marketplace.futurefarm.ag/farmdeals Product details Highly compatible with most pesticides Reduced risk of crop scorch Effective on all soils Readily soluble Foliar Manganese fertiliser Delivered in non-returnable 1000litre IBCs Manganese 15 is a manganese concentrate for foliar...
  19. CPM RSS

    De-risking OSR – Chasing profits, not rainbows

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF At the end of the rainbow lies a crock of gold, black gold. The trouble is chasing rainbows is a notoriously risky business. CPM investigates how to achieve something that in recent years has seemed increasingly impossible for many growers. Although...
  20. Jackov Altraids

    Minette Batters on the Radio this morning

    I was confused when I heard the interview live, and having listened again I think she was saying; Farmers must not cut production, maybe increase it. The government may need to intervene in the gas price. Farmers have passed on some of the price increase but retailers need to absorb some of the...