Definition of oilseed
: a seed or crop (such as flaxseed) grown mainly for oil
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After receiving exemptions from national regulators, the researchers planted treated oilseed rape, then monitored nearby bees.
Record Crops Bumper harvests helped by normal rain last year after back-to-back droughts pushed down prices of some crops including oilseeds and pulses.
ARLINGTON, Va.—U.S. farmers this year are gearing up to sow more soybeans than ever before, betting on the oilseeds to keep them afloat as farm incomes drop for a fourth consecutive year, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture projection.
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