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Fall in Love with the Pink Panther Pea

This Valentine’s Day, leading seed and grain specialist - Cope Seeds, is launching a new, high performing pink pea variety. Panther not only presents an innovative product, with a strong consumer market demand, it’s a consistent high yielding pea with premium potential. “The Panther spring pea is...

Securo Triticale

Puzon spring triticale seed contract

Puzon is a high achiever in field trials with the highest yield across all three sites, a low powdery mildew score and a high specific weight. Through our extensive trials we have identified this new spring triticale and we are therefore looking for organic seed growers...

The feed bean contract with a premium

The mighty VICTUS organic spring bean boasts Low levels of vicine and convicine, as well as high yields, and this outstanding variety is available with a buy back contract from harvest 2020. We are proud to be the first company to create a premium value market...

Pexesco spring wheat – the high lutein trailblazer

Introducing Pexeso, the spring wheat with high lutein levels and phenomenal results. Pexeso is a spring wheat which offers higher than normal levels of lutein. Lutein is beneficial to human eye health and helps prevent the onset of macular degeneration. It is through our testing of...

Are you putting enough peas into your arable silage mixture?

Our grass and small seeds manager Simon Travers challenges the commonly used ratio for silage mixtures in his latest blog post… “Simple adaptations from common farming practices have been proven to provide significant output differences. By changing pea percentage in arable silage mixtures from 60% barley...

Spring planting and seed shortages update

Farmers needn’t be reminded of the wet autumn we experienced in 2019, and with seed shortages likely for spring planting, the good news is Cope Seeds is geared up to meet your organic spring seed orders. Hear the latest industry update from Gemma Clarke...

Sowing seed by hand

Reduction in organic inclusion rate for grass seed mixtures

Our grass and small seeds manager, Simon Travers, gives us his expert insight into the impact grass seed shortages will have on mixtures in 2020. “Due to the potential shortage of organic grass seed, the organic certifying bodies, in association with Defra have issued a temporary...

Combine Harvest

Increase profitability with versatile spring barley variety

In a competitive arable market, many mixed farmers are considering alternative cereal varieties offering not only strong untreated yields, but high yielding straw for bedding or forage. There are a range of spring barley varieties availale; Evelina is a spring barley variety which is gaining popularity...

Naked oats

Naked oats acreage wanted in Lincolnshire

Generous premiums available for farmers growing naked oats in Lincolnshire Farmers in Lincolnshire and surrounding counties looking to widen rotations and increase spring cropping areas are encouraged to consider growing naked oats on contract. Lincolnshire-based seed and grain specialist, Cope Seeds, is looking for growers of naked...