Ten Reasons to Grow Tennyson

Tennyson is an exciting new, low-risk variety selected by Elsoms’ OSR breeding programme. Already accepted onto the AHDB candidate list, its income potential alone is reason enough to add it to your 2021 OSR programme. With quantitative Phoma resistance, TuYV and a high Verticillium tolerance, Tennyson is a flexible variety suited to a range of drilling

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Raising a glass to Mojito – Elsoms’ newest maize variety

High yielding maize variety, Mojito is the newest addition to Elsoms’ expanding arable portfolio. Joining a range of other trialled and tested varieties including Frodo, Sufaster and Neutrino, Mojito offers farmers the ability to form a complete portfolio of maize varieties from FAO 180-230. To celebrate the launch, we’ve had a chat with our Energy,

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‘Lion’ marks the arrival of a new King in Spring oats

Elsoms launch a new Spring oat variety, Lion. This follows established varieties such as Delfin, Yukon and Canyon in the UK, alongside market leader Husky in Ireland. Elsoms has built a strong understanding of the UK oat market. Working in partnership with Saaten Union and monitoring the uptake in oats as a health food, Elsoms

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Recommended and Sustainable Wheat and Barley Varieties for 2020/21

Merit, Elsoms’ latest Group 3 Biscuit Wheat and Bolton, an exceptionally high yielding, 2-row feed Barley are the latest additions to the AHDB Recommended List from Elsoms’ breeding programmes. The promotion of these varieties to the AHDB Recommended List demonstrates Elsoms’ continued success as an influential breeder with a focus on high performance and low-risk

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Elicit: A solid winter wheat variety choice for Autumn drilling

With Brexit negotiations scheduled to conclude by October 31st, farmers would be wise to keep their options open by selecting winter wheat varieties with both strong domestic and export market potential, advises Martin Perry, Senior Trader at Bartholomews Agri Food Limited. “With next year’s UK winter wheat harvest currently estimated to be over 16M tonnes, there

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Growing interest in hybrid rye for grain set to continue

An increase in demand for rye grain in pig feed, either as pellets, or as wet or dry meal in home ‘mill and mix’ rations has led to a recent surge in interest in growing hybrid rye according to James Maw, Managing Director of Glencore Agriculture UK Ltd. Glencore, who work closely with agronomy group

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Elsoms’ Virtual Cereals – Plot Tour

Winter Wheat Merit – Download tech sheet A new Winter Wheat from Elsoms Wheat that offers growers a variety with an outstanding disease package and leading to impressive untreated yields. WOBM resistance Performed well in untreated trials Performs well in later drilled situations Average speed of development For more information, contact our specialist George at

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Elsoms set to take Agriculture business to the next level

Elsoms is pleased to announce that Paul Taylor has been appointed as Head of Agriculture, following Adrian Hayler’s move to Head of Business Development. Paul’s appointment ensures the continued success of Elsoms’ agricultural business, aiming to significantly strengthen customer relationships. Paul’s appointment will see him become the driving force behind Elsoms’ future growth by helping

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Elsoms celebrating its 175th anniversary at Cereals 2019

Leading UK independent plant breeder Elsoms Seeds is inviting farmers and agronomists to visit its stand at this year’s Cereals event for an ideal opportunity to discuss all their current variety and seed requirements, and to join in celebrating a milestone 175 years in the agricultural industry. Visitors to Elsoms’ stand can learn about the

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