Dry weather an OSR challenge

September 2007
Farmers Weekly;9/21/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 12, p2
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The article reports on the impact of the dry weather on oilseed rape crops in England. According to Brian Ross, fields that were ploughed and then baked dry were the worst affected and adds that several growers had already redrilled. Arable Group's Richard Overthrow stated that most rape had emerged in the area of Gloucestershire although some units still had some to drill. Eric Anderson of Scottish Agronomy stresses the need for nitrogen due to the air frost.


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