oilseed rape

  1. Farm Business RSS

    ‘Kent farm sprayer commemorates Olympic gold’

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Kent farmer and contractor has named his new Fendt Rogator 665 sprayer ‘Tokyo’ – to commemorate a Gold Medal win by his daughter at this year’s Olympics. The self-propelled sprayer was supplied by main dealer RW Crawford Agricultural Machinery Ltd...
  2. CPM RSS

    Defra’s provisional arable areas indicates a return to ‘balanced’ picture for harvest 2021

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Defra’s provisional arable crop areas set out last week indicate a return to a more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021, according to AHDB. Charlotte Cunningham reports. According to AHDB analyst, Megan Hesketh, the key standout...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to watch for slug attacks after wet weather

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farmers are being urged to watch out for a resurgence of slugs in farm crops over coming weeks after the recent wet weather. This is according to James Collingwood, commercial business manager for agronomy firm ProCam. “Be aware also that successful...
  4. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Defra’s provisional arable areas, what can we expect from winter barley and OSR production?

    This morning, Defra released their provisional arable crop areas for England, as at 1 June. With improved conditions in Autumn 2020 for drilling, the Defra figures confirm a return to an arguably more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021. The key standout difference in this...
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    Peak District

    Now please don’t get me wrong I’m asking to learn not to criticise. we have been up here for six days now and the weather whilst usable has been quite varied and windy at times. The views are amazing and there is stock everywhere especially sheep. now to my questions which maybe have been...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The fungus responsible for light leaf spot, an important disease of oilseed rape, is showing increasing resistance to azole fungicides but not QoI or SDHI (succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor) fungicides. However, despite the differences identified in...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
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    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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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