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Oilseed Rape is the most widely grown break crop in the UK. The seed is crushed to produce vegetable oil and the remaining rapeseed meal is a high protein animal feed. 

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Pollen beetles (Meligethes aeneus) are prevalent during Spring and Summer months and are a significant pest of European oilseed rape.  

Arable crops in the UK make up just under half of the farmed area (3.9M ha out of 9M ha)

The Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle (CSFB)  Psylliodes chrysocephala is a key pest on OSR in the UK and across the EU. They are specialist herbivores of plants in the crucifer's family.

The Claydon Opti-Till® System, is a holistic approach to crop establishment which delivers consistent, high yielding crops at low cost, providing maximum profitability. At the centre of Opti-Till® Seed Drilling System is the Claydon direct strip Hybrid drill, with its unique leading tine technology.

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Establishment in Oilseed Rape key - this extension to the Oilseed YEN aims to encourage growers to share what works in successfully establishing OSR crops, with a 'Beauty Contest' to make it fun. 

The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL) publications and resources provide information on yield and quality performance, agronomic features and market options to assist with variety selection.

AHDB Project PR623 - Integrated pest management of cabbage stem flea beetle in oilseed

The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL) publications and resources provide infor

Phoma stem canker is a damaging disease of oilseed rape (Brassica napus) that causes annual yield

Five organic farmers in North East Scotland have launched a pilot project with a comm

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The Oilseed YEN network is striving to help the whole industry to successfully grow Oilseed rape (OSR) and Linseed from start to finish – providing a better outlook for both crops into the future. 

DSV has been established in the UK for over 40 years with an exemplary track record of providing the best seed for many popular agricultural crops including oilseed rape, grasses, winter wheat, barley, maize, cover crops, lupins and linseed.

At present, we are leaders in the spring field bean market, including varieties such as Lynx, Vertigo, Fanfare and newer varieties including Yukon, Macho and Victus. We also have competitive oilseed rape varieties, for example Clubroot resistant varieties Crome and Croozer, HEAR OSR varieties including Resort and Ergo, all of which help the UK farmer to maximise their yield.  

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Leaf disease may have been the least of oilseed rape growers’ problems recently but remain a pote

AHDB fungicide performance work provides high-quality, independent information on the efficacy of

Project report from FERA (James Rainford, Glyn Jones, Roy Macarthur & David Garthwaite) for D

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