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RGT Saki feed wheat

NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat

New variety for Autumn: RGT Saki. Exceptional disease resistance, outstanding yield One of the most exciting feed wheats to hit the Recommended List in recent years looks set to earn a place on conventional and organic farms across the country from next autumn onwards. RGT Saki is...

Gemma Clarke from Cope Seeds in a field of Merlin crop

Seed availability update

Helping you to market grain more effectively Gemma Clarke gives insight into this season's seed availability, urging farmers to order early for some varieties… Seed Availability Due to the Autumn drilling campaign being so difficult, seed availability for this Autumn has been affected in some areas and we...

Matthew Williams grows Securo winter Triticale on his farm

Securo: low input, dual purpose triticale

Triticale solution for drought-prone light land Farmer: Matthew Williams, Shropshire arable farmer  Securo: 30 hectares Yields: 7.41 tonnes per hectare on drought-prone 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...

Nelson wheat

Nelson: the time is now for German E-Wheats

Strong demand for low input UK-grown high protein varieties  Farmer: Nick Philp, Berkshire arable farmer  Farm size: 1,200 hectares of owned and contracted farmland  Nelson: 80 hectares Yields: 8.1 tonnes per hectare on drought-prone land [qbutton font_weight="" soka_style_align="util-text-left" text="Download Nelson factsheet" link="https://copeseeds.co.uk/products/exclusive-varieties/nelson-winter-wheat/" hover_background_color="#94b30b" hover_color="#ffffff"]   Berkshire arable farmer,...

Richard Monk, Hampshire arable farmer

Evelina: increase profitability with versatile spring barley variety

The livestock farmers choice Farmer: Richard Monk, Hampshire arable farmer  Farm size: 1,250 hectares on mostly ‘Hampshire chalkland’ and some of which is contract farmed  Evelina: In 2016 Richard grew 36ha and then increased it to 41ha in year two and three Yields: In 2017, Evelina...

Taylor Moore - Assistant variety rep at Cope Seeds & Grain

Assistant variety rep passes BASIS seed sellers certificate

Congratulations to Taylor Moore! Our assistant variety representative, Taylor Moore has passed the BASIS seed sellers certificate. This means he is now in a position to give seed recommendations to growers this autumn. “The course was taught over two days in February and it focused mainly on cereals,...

organic seed growers

Organic grass seed shortages

Order now for best mixtures This spring already we have been extremely busy and organic grass seed is running out quickly. Key varieties are running low or have been sold already and we are having to modify mixtures in response to seed shortages. Hear more from...

Strong demand for low input UK-grown high protein varieties

Strong demand for low input UK-grown high protein varieties

Nelson German E Wheat High protein wheats typically demand a premium, but often at the cost of increased inputs. A home-grown high specification wheat with a high protein content is continuing to buck the trend, with a strong disease resistance profile and growing UK demand. Nelson German...

Taylor Moore stood speaking in the fields

Diary of an Assistant Variety Representative

A look back at my first Season Taylor Moore, Our Assistant Variety Representative, gives an open and honest account of his first season at Cope Seeds, and although rooted in farming, he’s had a lot to learn, being a new entrant to the industry. We’re delighted...

Thank you message to everyone involved with Cope Seeds & Grain during coronavirus crises

Keeping things moving

We want to say a big thank you! Firstly, our thanks go out to our growers, processors and hauliers who have enabled us to continue servicing our customers throughout this situation and allowed us to deliver your seed onto farm on time. Without your efforts, this...