Sowing to start in a few weeks
Preparations for the sowing of the new crop will be underway in around two to three weeks, as long as the weather permits. At present, the field are, however, still covered in snow. Sowing normally starts in March and no delays are expected this year so far. At 40,000 ha, the area sown is to be similar in size to last year. Adverse weather conditions have been an issue in recent years and the market intends to reduce the risk of loss.
Prices pick up again
The decline in prices in December and Janu