BASF Agricultural Solutions UK

The BASF OSR Establishment Risk Share Programmes

We understand that growing OSR can be challenging. From establishing the crop, with the challenges that weather, pests and weeds can bring, right through to harvest – it certainly isn’t easy. At BASF, we want to share some of the burden with you. So, we’re offering Risk Share Programmes on all InVigor hybrid seed sold in Autumn 2022.

The claims portal is live as of 1st September 2022.

Here are some frequently asked questions.

Full T&Cs for the 2022 programme can be found here.

How to make a claim

If your OSR crop has failed to establish this autumn, you needed to enter your details by 31st October 2021.

No sign-up required, simply purchase any InVigor hybrid seed to be eligible.

Verified claims will receive £30/ha.

You can still view frequently asked questions and terms and conditions. If you have any additional questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Step 1

Drill your InVigor seed before 22nd September and establish your crop in the normal way.

Step 2

In the event of crop failure, where an alternative crop will be re-drilled, you needed to make a claim before the 31st October 2022.

The claims portal for the OSR Establishment Risk Share is live as of 1st September 2022.

Step 3

Verified claims will receive £30/ha.


We understand with the current challenges facing the crop, growing OSR can be stressful. However, when grown well OSR is still the most viable and profitable break crop. Although we may not have all the answers yet, we are working hard to bring solutions in order to make the crop less risky going forward. Through the collaborative research we are conducting with industry experts and other initiatives such as our risk share scheme.

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