Oilseeds Focus is a scientific magazine published on behalf of the Protein Research Foundation, the Oilseeds Advisory Committee and the Oil & Protein Seeds Development Trust. It contains valuable information relating to oilseeds (soya bean, canola, sunflower and groundnuts) production, economic issues and the latest research.
The September edition of Oilseeds Focus addresses everything that oilseeds producers, processors, and suppliers in South Africa need to know – from drought tolerant crops and seed storage facilities, to rising feed costs and soya bean hulls in animal feed.
In this issue, read more about:
Canola performance in crop rotation trials in the Western Cape.
New technologies on the horizon for South African soya bean farmers.
Sunflower makes giant strides internationally.
Sunflower in the global vegetable oil system.
Paving the way for developing black producers.
Blackleg of canola: A Trojan horse.
A look at soya-derived products for human consumption in South Africa.
Registration and monitoring of agricultural remedies: The role of testing facilities.
Canola, key alternative to wheat in the Western Cape.
Projected protein requirements for animal feed consumption in South Africa.
The value of canola meal in poultry diets.
Demand from China bolsters soya bean production in the US and Brazil.
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