Poor fall weather takes toll on EU rapeseed plantings

PARIS, France (Reuters) — The rapeseed area for next year’s harvest in the European Union could fall slightly as adverse weather prevents some farmers from carrying out all their planned sowings, crop consultancy Strategie Grains said. The firm’s analysts estimate the area sown with rapeseed for the 2018 harvest at 16.4 million acres, down one […] Read more


Dip in EU oilseed output could spur Canada’s exports

Ukraine’s rapeseed crop also down Australia could fill the gap, leaving Canada to take over Chinese markets

The International Grains Council is forecasting declining winter rapeseed production in the European Union and Ukraine. It could mean Europe will have to import more Australian canola next year, which would allow Canada to export more to China. The council estimates EU plantings will fall by four percent to 16 million acres, the lowest level […] Read more