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Protecting sunflowers through the growth stages

This article looks at some of the agronomic issues we need to consider during the life of the sunflower crop, to give plants the best possible start, and to protect yield. The vegetative phase This covers the period from dry seeds, through germination to establishment, when the plants are photosynthesising, producing new leaves and are […]

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Sunflower seed rates and spacing, can growers adjust their planting specifications to improve returns?

Plant seed and you harvest a crop, plant more seed and you get more yield,…

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Spotlight on practical sunflower agronomy for improved oil yield and quality

Sunflower yields vary between fields and within fields, and it’s up to the grower and…

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Global trends in sunflower production

A bumper sunflower harvest last year has helped reinforce the crop as a favourite among…

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The impact of climate change on sunflower crops

Sunflowers are a hardy crop capable of producing viable yields even during hot, dry seasons,…

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Clearfield – the easy option for weed control

Clearfield is a non-genetically modified (Non-GM) trait for herbicide tolerance and it is incorporated in…

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Spotlight on sunflower broomrape

Orobanche cumana (sunflower broomrape) is a parasitic plant and substantial threat to sunflower production in…

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Healthy high oleic oils good for consumers and good for growers

Nuseed’s high oleic sunflower portfolio delivers European growers hybrid yields, downy mildew resistance and herbicide…

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Global and diversifying demand for sunflowers creates opportunities

The global vegetable oil market is largely dominated by palm oil contributing around 34% of…

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Nufarm welcomes US Department of Agriculture regulatory approval for plant-based long chain omega-3

Nufarm Limited welcomes today’s announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that it…

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