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Germany plans to expand the acreage for rapeseed in 2023/24


Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) predicts an expansion of the acreage of Rapeseeds für die Ernte 2023/24 im Land um 50.000 Hektar pro Jahr auf 1,1 Millionen Hektar.

It is noted that a fundamental expansion is expected in the northern and southern areas of oilseed cultivation. The increase in the acreage for rapeseed by German farmers is due to the high global prices in the Zusarelated to the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine.

Experts point out that despite the current development delay, most plants are in good condition in some growing areas due to dry weather conditions. However, rainfall will be required to increase harvest potential in the coming months.

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