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Farmers who grow oilseed rape in northern England will have access a new market when a 4,000 tonne store for high oleic/low linolenic (HOLL) oilseed opens from harvest 2020 at Ray Craggs in Sedgefield, Co. Durham.
Last autumn’s difficult establishment and high cabbage stem flea beetle pressure saw significant crop failure for most of the iOSR grower group. While remaining crops look healthy, what will be the impact of the losses?
Late vining pea crops could see 15 per cent losses due to heavy rain which fell in the area between the River Steeping which flows through Wainfleet and River Witham, near Boston in Lincolnshire last month.
The first ‘quad-layer’ oilseed rape varieties featuring enhanced disease resistance and physical properties to deliver high yields with minimal agronomic inputs are expected to be commercially available in 2020.