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Man stood in a field of 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...

Forklift in a barn lifting a bag of organic grain

Contracts available for growing end-markets

We market UK organic grain to domestic & export markets Proud to be one of the leading organic grain traders in the UK, the team is working hard to encourage domestic use and we invest heavily in promoting UK grown organic cereals and pulses. “It’s our continued...

Field of Nelson E winter wheat

Nelson German E-wheat continues to show staggering results

German E winter wheats offering high gluten, high quality and strong disease resistance are gaining traction with UK growers. Nelson is a standout variety which has delivered more staggering results in 2019 trials. The latest trials show that Nelson achieved a notable 14.39 protein content, which...

Field of Convoitise winter spelt

New winter spelt variety delivers high untreated yields

Convoitise is a new standout winter spelt variety that delivers high untreated yields, high specific weights and milling quality. Seed will be available next autumn and interest in the variety is already unprecedented. Spelt is enjoying a revival in popularity in artisan breads and cereals and is...

Cope Seeds & Grain team in a field of Delfin spring oats

Delfin spring oats: A step change in untreated yield potential

Introducing our organic exclusivity of Delfin spring oats Cope Seeds is proud to announce the organic exclusivity of Delfin spring oats. Bred by Saaten Union and managed by Elsoms, Delfin was added to the AHDB Recommended List last year. However due to short supply of stock...

Simon Travers with a bag of spring seeds

Order early for spring seed

According to reports from KWS, as of mid-October, only 10% of the UK winter wheat area had been drilled. While this may be a conservative estimate, with some breeders reporting the figure of 20%, it shows the potential requirement for Spring seed. Already we are...

Gemma Clarke, company director, in a field of wheat

New wheat varieties available next autumn

We trial new varieties 5 years ahead to ensure we find the most suitable varieties for the organic market possible. The first exciting variety available on a larger commercial level next autumn is KWS Extase. Over 5 years of testing KWS Extase has produced an...

Convoitise Winter Spelt

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 product page and get in touch.   [qbutton...

Field of Securo triticale

Triticale solution for drought-prone light land

Securo Winter Triticale 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...

Cope Seeds & Grain team photo stood outside the office

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...