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Demand for Elicit and Elation set to continue from Scottish growers according to seeds specialist

Selecting non-Cougar crosses could be a successful part of risk management strategies this Autumn. Winter wheat varieties Elicit and Elation remain extremely popular with northern growers and future demand could remain high given both offer wide marketability and have no genetic link to Cougar in their parentage says Don Peters, Commercial Seeds Specialist for agronomy […]

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Can agri-tech improve the resilience of strawberry production?

By bringing together the latest in plant breeding with an innovative growing environment, could UK horticulture overcome supply chain challenges and reduce food miles? That is the question being asked by independent seed specialist, Elsoms, as part of their work to improve the resilience of strawberry production. Recognising the need to re-assess current production systems […]

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Investment in state-of-the-art equipment delivers new capabilities for Elsoms Seeds

Recent investments in a state-of-the-art optical seed sorter and a new pan pelleter extend the seed processing and enhancement capabilities of Elsoms Seed Technology department. One of the leading seed treatment specialists in the UK, Elsoms uses a range of technologies to ensure the highest seed quality. These same services are also available on a […]

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Opportunities outweigh challenges for organic vegetables in UK

As the organic sector continues to increase, Elsoms remain focussed on working with Bejo to develop varieties that aid production in the UK market. Organic produce forms an important and increasing segment of agricultural and horticultural production in the UK, highlighting the need to identify the best varieties for organic production. Access to the best […]

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Impressive yields from Elsoms’ new barley and wheat varieties

While catchy August weather left many farmers with the usual harvest headaches, there have been notable performances from several of Elsoms’ new varieties being grown for the first time.  Four new varieties to look out for! Available for the 2021/22 season, we have two new winter barley varieties and two winter wheat varieties, each breed […]

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Elsoms Seeds receives RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety achievements

Elsoms Seeds is celebrating for the third year running after receiving an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards. Elsoms has received a prestigious RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award for working hard to ensure its staff, customers, clients, and contractors stay safe. The RoSPA Awards scheme offers organisations a prime opportunity to […]

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