oilseed rape

  1. Corteva Updates

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as oilseed rape area is set to increase

    With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Buoyant prices for the 2021 crop are being underpinned by demand from processors and it is...
  2. Kidds

    Roundup Ready Ryegrass

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-08-12/paraquat-resistance/100370332?fbclid=IwAR24EHg7tLorhpP_ovff2iG-Ayqm_78_Mpo8pmWA3WRb66Xo3EdoCA5mDvY The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
  3. CPM RSS

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as OSR area set to increase

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Buoyant prices...
  4. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Delivered rapeseed prices reach historic highs this season

    UK delivered oilseed rape (OSR) prices have reached historic highs in recent weeks. Delivered OSR, into Erith, was quoted at £458.50/t last Friday (06 August). This is the highest price in August since the survey began in 2005 (AHDB, delivered oilseeds survey). This is £119.00/t higher than the...
  5. FutureFarmer

    What problems happen during harvesting?

    Arable is not something I'm familiar with so hoping to learn off people from here. Youtube videos make it look very seemless - combine cuts, straight into a trailer and then dumped into a grain store. But what can go wrong during harvest? What are the common difficulties you come across, other...
  6. CPM RSS

    OSR establishment – Cultural controls edge out pyrethroids

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Farmers are ditching insecticides in favour of more integrated approached to control the damage caused by cabbage stem flea beetle, that’s one of the key findings in the second national study of CSFB management carried out by Bayer this spring. CPM...
  7. CPM RSS

    Lamport trials – The good, the bad and the ugly

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The Agrovista trial site at Lamport in Northamptonshire has matured into a hive of information and reveals how changes in rotational management affect blackgrass populations, crop yields and soil health. CPM visits the trials and finds out its...
  8. Kernowkid

    Min till forage rape/stubble turnips

    Looking to put some rape/stubble turnips in on spring barley stubble. Usually plough and drill conventionally for sheep. But looking to keep the soil structure firmer and try and out winter some suckler cows. What’s everyone doing to drill theirs? To tight to get DD in so was thinking a one pass...
  9. CPM RSS

    Frontier announces virtual tours of 3D Thinking trial sites

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After its debut in 2020, Frontier Agriculture is once again inviting growers to join a virtual tour of one of its 3D Thinking variety trial sites. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Across the 15 new videos, seed business development manager, Jim...
  10. D

    For those farming less than 200 acres.

    Purely for those farming less than 200 acres * please : 1) Have you been invited to be a pilot for the SFI ? Will you be taking up the invitation ? 2) How important are current BPS payments to your business ? 3) From what you know to date, do you see the SFI as being of relevance to your...
  11. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Harvest 2022 gross margins – is rapeseed going to make a comeback?

    As 2021/22 harvest begins, many growers are making, or have already made, cropping decisions for 2022/23. In February, James produced the first gross margins calculations for harvest 2022. Today, we are releasing updated figures. With considerably more trade on the Nov-22 UK feed wheat and...
  12. CPM RSS

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning, says Hutchinsons

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of integrated crop management, David Howard. Charlotte Cunningham...
  13. CPM RSS

    Read Results Pioneers – The confidence to champion OSR

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Wilts grower Martin Smart has come back into on-farm oilseed rape trials, growing just Clearfield varieties. CPM visits to engage in some canopy-gazing. At the later timing it was vigour that made all the difference. By Tom Allen-Stevens Arriving at...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of Integrated Crop Management, David Howard. The removal of direct...
  15. S

    National trust farms.

    How are they as land lords and nastys with them or are they easy to work with.
  16. Kevtherev

    Where does a predominantly grassland farm fit in with carbon credits

    Question??
  17. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    AHDB Planting Variety Survey confirms wheat area recovery

    Today marks the release of the Planting & Variety Survey. It is the only independent pre-harvest estimate of the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in Great Britain. Improved 2020/21 autumn and winter planting conditions allowed GB grain areas to swing back to trend levels...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Positive diets for negative emissions in beef’s race to net zero

    Written by Lydia Turner from Farm Business Diet is at the heart of beef’s race to net zero, according to Dr Karen Beauchemin , a federal scientist in Canada and an international authority on Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from livestock farming. Seaweeds, fat from crushed oilseed rape and...
  19. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Oilseed Rape offer

    This year, we are running an exclusive offer for anyone who purchases our new Protector® Sclerotinia tolerant hybrid, PT303 and Belkar® herbicide for the 2021/22 growing season. Anyone taking part in the offer will be eligible for an One4All gift card valued at £303 if they make a purchase...
  20. CPM RSS

    Kent-based operator crowned FSOOTY 2021 winner

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine The acclaimed title of Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year 2021 has been awarded to Luke Haynes, of Kent-based Stevens Farm, near Cranbrook. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Presented at the Syngenta Sprays & Sprayers event in Lincolnshire last week...
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