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New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched

We've launched a new regenerative ‘Estate Range’ of grass seed! Launched to complement integrated farming systems, the range will enable landowners to reduce input expenditure, provide nutritious grazing for cattle and sheep, and improve soil health – a top priority for UK farms.  The range of premium...

Industry first: Terravesta Athena™ Miscanthus

In an industry first, Cope Seeds is partnering with Miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, to market its rhizome hybrid Terravesta Athena™ Farmers can now benefit from a finance package from Oxbury Bank to remove virtually all upfront costs of establishment as well as new direct, long-term offtake agreements...

New wheat blends launched: Stepping back to move forward

Many UK farmers are exploring cereal blends as a way of tacking disease and reducing inputs in favour of a regenerative approach to farming, and so we're launching a pre-mixed range of organic and conventional wheat blends to meet growing interest in this approach.   “Blends are...

Cope Seeds herbal Ley Groundswell 2021

Win eight acres of herbal ley at Groundswell 2021

The Cope Seeds and Grain team is exhibiting at Groundswell Agriculture show on 23 and 24 June and will be offering the chance to win eight acres of herbal ley to anyone who comes to the stand over the two days. “Visitors to the stand will...

Managing director, Gemma Clarke and Trevor Cope, Cope Seeds & Grain

Cope Seeds & Grain announces new owner following management buyout

Cope Seeds & Grain has a new majority owner following a successful management buyout. Managing director Gemma Clarke has bought out the majority stake from the previous owner Trevor Cope, who founded the business back in 2003.   In her current role since 2008, Gemma has built...

Naked Oats - Cope Seeds

Spring seed growers wanted

We’re looking for seed growers for Naked Oats, Triticale, Rye and Beans this spring, with competitive premiums available. With our direct links to plant breeders across the UK and continent we are able to offer a broad range of different varieties. Read on for more...

Trevor Cope

Spring seed market update

Trevor Cope, our director gives his update on spring seed availability and the top varieties to go for… [vc_separator type="normal" color="#aaa258" border_style=""] At the time of writing this ( January 20th  ) the country if not already sodden, is about to experience even more heavy rainfall causing...

Expert advice: Reasons to overseed

The benefits of overseeding by Duncan Hendry Our grass and small seeds specialist Duncan Hendry outlines the many environmental and yield benefits to overseeding in his latest update: “Forage production is expensive. It is well known that just 1 year after a reseed, weed species can make...

Cope Seeds Combine Evelina web

Evelina spring barley: The ideal choice for livestock farmers

A consistently solid performer, even in the difficult growing season of 2020, Evelina is proving increasingly popular with livestock farmers due to its high grain and straw yields. Evelina’s superb disease resistance makes it a versatile variety suitable for growing in all regions in the UK. Hampshire...