Third instalment of harvest update
DEKALB's 2nd Harvest update
DEKALB trials manager, Anders Christensen uses his observations from the company’s 25 site trials network to assess crop progress in the immediate run-up to harvest.
The first installment of DEKALB's Harvest Updates out Friday 27th July
A number of key establishment factors distinguish UK winter OSR growers achieving higher average yields from those with more modest performance levels in a national study of more than 120 producers across the country.
Clearfield oilseed rape growing could well double for the fourth year in a row in the coming season, taking it to as much as 20% of national winter OSR plantings predicts the seed trade.
If anything, seed trade expectations could underestimate the growth in the UK Clearfield oilseed rape area this autumn, according to the latest national grower intelligence.
DEKALB trials manager, Anders Christensen assesses OSR development at flowering from the company’s network of 25 trial sites in the third of our special series.
UK GROWERS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES IN SPECIAL GROWER’S GUIDE TO OSR ESTABLISHMENT
Seed losses of as much as 0.5t/ha can be saved in the normal run-up to oilseed rape harvesting with the genetic resistance to pod shattering shown in the latest trials at ADAS Rosemaund.