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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

7 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. 

Quelle: https://www.fwi.co.uk/arable/harvest/lincs-grower-breaks-oilseed-rape-world-yield-record, 04.07.2019
Argentina

Argentina

Fresh 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).

Quelle: https://www.dsv-seeds.com/news/latest-news/oilseed-rape-in-argentina.html, 04.07.2019
Ukraine

Ukraine

New 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.

Quelle: Ukraine, ministry of agriculture, 04.07.2019
Morocco

Morocco

Growing 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.  

Quelle: https://www.dsv-seeds.com/news/latest-news/oilseed-rape-in-argentina.html, 03.07.2019
Canada

Canada

Registration 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.

Quelle: www.TruFlex.ca, 03.07.2019
Australia

Australia

Survive 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).

Quelle: ABARES 2019, Australian crop report 189, February 2019, 03.07.2019