United Kingdom7 t/ha - new world record with Sparrow
Tim Lamyman has reached on 8 ha with 7,01 t/ha a new world
record for winter rapeseed. Together with the new DSV hybrid Sparrow and a special “seven-spray foliar feed programme” his rapeseed was able to develop deep roots, respectively to be robust against the heat stress last year.
ArgentinaFresh wind for the rapeseed market in South-America
DSV Semillas was founded in Argentina in March 2017 with the intention to deliver the DSV portfolio into the southern hemisphere. A main corner stone in the company’s strategy is rapeseed. They want to tie in on an old history, then rapeseed was already used for local crushing during the 1940 (> 40.000 t/year).
UkraineNew production record in 2019?
Based on favorable sowing conditions Ukrainian farmers increased their rapeseed surface up to 1.29 mill. hectares last year. Ukraine becomes a leading position on the European rapeseed market. 90 % of their production goes into Export.
MoroccoGrowing spring oilseed rape during winter
The spring oilseed rape is cultivated in Morocco over the winter to harvest the rapeseed before the temperature is increasing during spring and summer time. During the last years the rapeseed acreage increased up to 15.000 ha with a yield potential of 2,5 t/ha.
CanadaRegistration of TruFlex™ Canola
TruFlex™ canola with Roundup Ready® technology (MON88302) is finally registered. The new technology enables the Canola farmers to use higher application rates (2 x more) of Roundup WeatherMAX® (glyphosate 540 g/l a. i.) for a better weed control from cotyledon stage till first flowering.
AustraliaSurvive with rapeseed (canola) straw
The strongest drought period in the last 20 years force the Australian farmers to cut their poor rapeseed crops and fed the cattle with it. The current production report presents only 2.18 mill. tons (- 40 % vs. last year).