New yield record in Belarus makes optimistic for the next sowing season

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus recently published the new crop yield estimation for 2020. Winter rapeseed farmers in Belarus reached 2.5 t/ha (+ 0.4 t/ha vs. 2019), the highest yield level since 2014. After several difficult years with challenging growing conditions, farmers appreciate more & more the higher yield level of new rapeseed hybrids and show an increasing willingness to invest in a sustainable production. This will stabilize the sowing area for the coming years on a bigger level.