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New winter spelt variety delivers high untreated yields

If it's a robust spelt variety you're looking for, look no further. Our new winter spelt variety, Convoitise, presents high untreated yields, high specific weights and milling quality. Seed is available this Autumn. For more information, read our Convoitise Winter Spelt factsheet and get in touch....

Triticale solution for drought-prone light land

Shropshire-based arable farmer, Matthew Williams, grows 30 hectares of Securo winter Triticale on his lighter land, where wheat, barley and OSR have struggled in the past. “We planted Securo Triticale in 2018 because I’d heard it puts down long, strong roots and is better able to...

Cope Seeds secures support for new premises

A Lincolnshire business specialising in the production of conventional and organic seed and grain has secured funding from Barclays to move to new premises. Cope Seeds, the UK’s largest conventional and organic seed producer, has purchased the new site at Sleaford Enterprise Park. The business is a...

Meet Taylor, our new assistant variety rep

Taylor Moore has joined the Cope Seeds team on an extended placement. He’s been with us over the summer and he’s so good, we’re keeping him on for a full-time placement to manage an important R&D project. With a background rooted in agriculture and an endless...

Newsletter now available!

Check out our latest re-vamped Autumn 2019/Spring 2020 newsletter. Packed with new information, outstanding varieties, industry news and a new 'meet our team' section, its a must-read for forward-thinking farmers.    ...

The time is now for low input, high quality German E wheats

German E winter wheats offering high gluten, high quality and strong disease resistance are gaining traction with UK growers. The UK imports more than 675,000 tonnes annually of strong wheat with high gluten quality for breadmaking (Germany, Canada, USA), yet more UK farmers are turning to...

Grass seed shortages: Order early for strongest varieties

Grass seed shortages are predicted this autumn on top varieties due to the unprecedented drought seen in 2018 across the UK and Europe. “Any shortfall from the 2018 harvest will continue until new seed is available in spring,” says Simon Travers, grass and small seeds manager...

New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

A new herbal mixture is being launched to the market to meet the growing need to improve soil health on farms. The herbal mixture has been formulated by seed and grain specialist, Cope Seeds, which, in addition to Hybrid and Perennial Ryegrass, also includes Cocksfoot, Timothy,...

Cope Seeds Organic Certificate 2019

We know how stressful the organic annual audit can be, so to try and make things that little easier, we have uploaded our Organic Certificate for you to download and print in your own office or home. This saves having to call us and wait...