Benefits of growing OSR

Rests the ground from continuous cereal crops
Improves soil structure
Provides an opportunity to control grasses, especially herbicide resistant grass weeds
Provides a break crop to disrupt cereal pest and disease cycles
Has an input requirement similar to cereal
Is an effective take-all break as as an entry to higher performace of first cereal crops planted subsequently
Prompt payment upon harvest improves cash flow
Grower support through discussion groups and specialist agronomic advice
Seed cost not incurred until harvest
Interested in growing OSR for Biodiesel New Zealand?

Please contact our Farm Advisory Manager Ashleigh Pace who will be happy to talk to you.

Ashleigh Pace
Farm Advisory Manager – Biodiesel New Zealand
Mobile: 027 225 6461