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Winter Linseed Area Up By Over 300%

Winter Linseed plantings this autumn have risen 3-fold compared with the area sown last year, according to the UK’s largest linseed trader, Premium Crops.

“Much of this increase may well have been driven by farmers looking for an alternative to winter oilseed rape, but clearly that’s not the only reason because our HEAR rapeseed sales have risen this autumn too” says Andrew Probert, Managing Director, “A lot of people who grew winter linseed in 2018/19 have planted more this autumn as they experience a higher and more consistent yield from the winter sown crop”.

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