oilseed rape

  1. Dekalb News Feed

    DEKALB'S Clearfield Quality Check Scheme

    DEKALB'S Clearfield Quality Check Scheme The DEKALB Clearfield Quality Check Scheme brings together rigorous breeding quality standards, effective volunteer and cruciferous weed control capabilities and advanced pre-movement analytic services. It is available free of charge to all growers who...
  2. Cope Seeds News

    Wanted: Growers of organic âBeetleblockerâ OSR

    Wanted: Growers of organic âBeetleblockerâ OSR We are looking for four farms to each produce a 29t truck of Beetleblocker winter OSR on a buy-back contract with Cope Seeds and Grain. Seed will cost £80 per pack for untreated RGT Beetleblocker (therefore a derogation will be needed). Each...
  3. QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News

    QLF Agronomy News One farmer has cut his crop establishment costs by more than £100/ha, without compromising yield, by switching to a conservation agriculture crop establishment system which incorporates biological farming. Speaking at the recent QLF Agronomy Soil Event, Jake Freestone, farm...
  4. DSV News

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS

    WHY HYBRIDS ARE KEY TO FUTURE UK OILSEED RAPE SUCCESS Hybrid oilseed rape originally made its mark in UK arable production through delivery of significantly improved vigour over conventional varieties, greater establishment reliability and higher yields. Although hybrid seed was often...
  5. DSV News

    Spring Oilseed Rape 2019

    Spring Oilseed Rape 2019 A rise in spring drilling is expected in 2019 as a direct result of the winter oilseed rape area dropping to around 580,000 ha. One effect of the prolonged dry conditions which made establishment even more challenging than normal. These warmer than normal conditions...
  6. DSV News

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV New varieties of wheat, oilseed rape and forage joined DSVs established portfolio of wheat, OSR and cover crops on their stand at CropTec 2018. Weve got an expanding maize portfolio with a DSV variety now available for most situations, says...
  7. DSV News

    Turnip Yellow Virus (TuYV) resistant varieties offering increasing hope for UK oilseed rape growers

    Turnip Yellow Virus (TuYV) resistant varieties offering increasing hope for UK oilseed rape growers Two of the new oilseed rape varieties added to the 2019/20 AHDB Recommended List feature Turnip Yellow (TuYV) resistance so just how important is the threat posed by the aphid-borne virus to UK...
  8. Limagrain News

    High yields and quality play out in Limagrains recommendations

    High yields and quality play out in Limagrains recommendations Based on the highest yields, a feed wheat, winter barley and oilseed rape from breeders Limagrain UK, take poll position in the 2019-2020 AHDB Recommended List, alongside three other varieties offering excellent quality attributes...
  9. Agrovista News

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial Excellent establishment and impressive early vigour helped Sartorial winter wheat top the yield stakes in Agrovistas recently harvested variety trial at Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Sartorial achieved a treated yield of...
  10. Agrovista News

    Novel product unlocks soil phosphorus reserves

    Novel product unlocks soil phosphorus reserves Farmers could significantly reduce their phosphorus fertiliser bills and benefit the environment thanks to a novel product that converts unavailable phosphate into a crop-available form. Many high calcium or high pH soils might appear to have...
  11. Agrovista News

    Cover crops. A practical farm example

    Cover crops. A practical farm example The need to restore soil health, control blackgrass and reduce exposure to oilseed rape has resulted in a complete rethink over cropping and rotation on a North Yorkshire farm. Twenty years ago half of the land at Stephen Tuer Farms was in grass for dairy...
  12. Agrovista News

    Scheme means growers donât pay for failed OSR

    Scheme means growers donât pay for failed OSR Oilseed rape growers taking part in a risk mitigation scheme now have even further support, thanks to the launch of a new incentive from Agrovista. Running for the second year, the KWS Oilseed Establishment Partnership (OEP) sees growers pay for...
  13. Agrovista News

    Trials confirm Sartorial offers outstanding establishment

    Trials confirm Sartorial offers outstanding establishment Despite challenging conditions, hard feed wheat Sartorial continues to outperform the competition when it comes to establishment rates and early vigour. Launched to the market last year by Agrovista, Sartorial shows consistent rapid...
  14. Agrovista News

    Seeking a solution for ratâs-tail fescue

    Seeking a solution for ratâs-tail fescue With increasing reports of rat’s-tail fescue in North East England, growers are encouraged to act now by improving their understanding of the annual weed and potential control options. Competitive and invasive, rat’s-tail fescue is notoriously...
  15. Agrovista News

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle

    Trial investigates cultural control of flea beetle Minimising cabbage stem flea beetle damage in oilseed rape using cultural control methods is being investigated in a series of field trials by Agrovista. The work at Draughton, a neighbouring site to Agrovista’s Project Lamport, aims to...
  16. Agrovista News

    Exceptional OSR performance in Cumbria

    Exceptional OSR performance in Cumbria At Shaw Hill Farm, Kirkbride close to the Solway Firth in Cumbria, JG & DE Hodgson have enjoyed their most productive oilseed rape year ever, from 34ha of DK Exception combined in the nick of time before the August rain brought harvest to a two-week halt...
  17. Agrovista News

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops Project Lamport was set up in 2013 to...
  18. Premium Crops

    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed

    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed Controlling weeds in winter and spring linseed will now be much easier with the approval of an Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU) registration for the maize herbicide Basilico. Manufactured by off-patent manufacturers Life...
  19. Mzuri Ltd

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri January 2020 Headed by farmer and engineer Martin Lole, Mzuri is a leading manufacturer of strip tillage seed drills that have been tried and tested on the company’s trial farm since its inception. Formally a conventionally managed farm heavily infested...
  20. CHAPs News

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB

    Farmers wanted for battle against CSFB A project to develop a biopesticide for Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle is looking to recruit farmers to help shape the eventual outcomes. Funded by a grant from Innovate UK[1], Agri-Tech centre Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) is working in collaboration with...
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