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Building on an excellent harvest

  At an over-the-weighbridge average of 4.74 t/ha our winter rape harvest was more than half a tonne a hectare ahead of the previous year. Which was particularly pleasing as our 2014...

Ensuring the best hybrid seed quality

Ivo Zanin – Monsanto Oilseed Rape Supply Chain Lead, EMEA We go to great lengths to ensure the industry-leading quality and purity of DEKALB OSR seed as we match the supply of some 60...

Appreciating early development differences

  The threat from flea beetles and slugs, not to mention dry Septembers and less-than-ideal seedbeds makes robust autumn development a major advantage in winter OSR production. In...

Protecting all-important yields

As well as maximum gross output potential, winter OSR varieties must have sufficient in-built yield-protection to reliably deliver year-in, year-out under commercial farming conditions. ...

The modern hybrid advantage

  The latest industry survey shows hybrid varieties increasing their share of the certified seed area to 61% and making-up more than half of national plantings. While this...

Making the most of this season’s potential

  The vast majority of our winter oilseed rape has come to the end of flowering as we move into June, although some more backward crops badly ravaged by pigeons in the cold March...

The modern hybrid advantage

  The latest industry survey shows hybrid varieties increasing their share of the certified seed area to 61% and making-up more than half of national plantings. While this...

Building on an excellent harvest

  At an over-the-weighbridge average of 4.74 t/ha our winter rape harvest was more than half a tonne a hectare ahead of the previous year. Which was particularly pleasing as our 2014...