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Spring Crops

With increasing pressures on growers, we recognise that break crops play a fundamental part of crop rotation, providing welcome improvement to your cereal crop.

Elsoms’ expanded spring crop portfolio includes beans, peas and linseed, helping you to improve your soil’s nitrogen, control problem weeds and with healthy margins, they make a welcome contribution to your bottom line too.

With the increasing costs of bought-in feed, it’s never been more important to build a resilient future for your farm. Elsoms’ give you the widest choice for your livestock with high performing Maize, Fodder Beet, Rye and Triticale varieties. And with many of our varieties also suitable as energy crops, there’s the opportunity to feed your bottom line too.

Types of Spring Crop

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Spring Linseed

Bingo

High yields, stiff straw and early maturity makes Bingo a popular variety throughout the UK.

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Bingo

  • High yielding
  • Early maturity
  • Good mildew tolerance
  • Strong fusarium resistance
Overview

Buffalo (NEW)

NEW for 2021. Buffalo stands out from the moment you see it in the field with its exceptionally large flowers, making it easily distinguishable from any other variety. Boasting high oil content, yield and early maturity, Buffalo's flowers are not its only stand out feature.

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Buffalo (NEW)

  • High yielding
  • Good mildew resistance
  • High oil content
  • Strong fusarium resistance
Overview

Batsman

Popular and proven on farm, Batsman has an excellent track record with growers due to its high yields and agronomic package.

Further Info

Batsman

  • Early maturity and flowering
  • Above average Omega 3 content
  • Popular, high performing variety
  • Stiff strawed
Overview

Bliss

Bliss offers early maturity with excellent yields and above average Omega 3 content. Trials have shown good early vigour to help against any potential threat from the Flax beetle.

Further Info

Bliss

  • Very high yielding variety
  • Good early vigour
  • Early maturity and flowering
  • Stiff strawed
Overview

Bowler

Having stood the test of time Bowler keeps on delivering with high yields, early maturity and remains popular on farm.

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Bowler

  • High yielding
  • Early maturity
  • Proven variety
Overview

Spring Barley

Firefoxx

Firefoxx is a malt distill Spring Barley with excellent yields across the country, particularly in the north. The variety has excellent mildew resistance and a consistently shown a low percentage of skinning in malt trials.

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Firefoxx

  • Potential malt distilling type
  • Good all-round yield, agronomic and disease resistance package
  • High yielding
Overview

Chanson

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Chanson

  • Exciting brewing potential
  • High yielding
  • Early maturing
Overview

Sangria

Sangria is a high FAN variety from Ackermann which has proven in malting potential in the UK for this sector. Excellent standing power and agronomic package has seen Sangria perform well in heavy blackgrass situations.

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Sangria

  • Promising new variety
  • Exciting malting potential
  • Good resistance to lodging
Overview

Spring Oats

Lion (NEW)

New to the market 2021 - LION is the breakthrough variety we have been waiting for. Excellent kernel content and hullability make the variety an interesting prospect for millers. Stiff strawed and good agronomic package.

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Lion (NEW)

  • Very high yield potential
  • Impressive combination of kernel content, specific weight and hullability
  • Excellent straw strength and resistance to mildew
Overview

Canyon

Consistently proven itself in the milling market for many years. Canyon performs well on farm across the UK

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Canyon

  • High yield and good quality
  • Excellent mildew resistance
  • Tall strawed and stands well
Overview

Yukon

Yukon is an excellent all round package oat variety. Performing well in the Organic, Yukon has a high untreated yield and impressive standing power.

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Yukon

  • Excellent treated and untreated yields
  • Stiff strawed
  • Impressive resistance to mildew and crown rust
Overview

Delfin

Very high yielding variety with excellent disease package. No real weakness to the variety

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Delfin

  • Highest treated and untreated yield on the AHDB recommended list
  • Excellent mildew resistance
  • Very good resistance to lodging
Overview

Spring Beans

Stella

Stella leads the way on the PGRO list for the highest yielding variety, backed up with its solid agronomic package of good harvest standing, above average protein content and large TSW.

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Stella

  • Very high yielding
  • Large TSW
  • Good harvest standing
Overview

Capri

Capri boasts impressive yields, good standing power and protein content combined with a relatively early maturity. Capri is performing well in similar maritime climates across Europe.

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Capri

  • High yielding
  • Above average protein content
  • Good standing ability
Overview

Daisy

Daisy yields very well, has above average protein content partnered with good standing ability and early flowering.

Further Info

Daisy

  • High yielding
  • Good standing power
  • Medium tall variety with early flowering
Overview

Peas

Octavia

Octavia is a Marrowfat pea with great potential. It has shown excellent quality in testing and has an agronomic package to support the interest from the market. High yielding for a marrowfat variety, Octavia is further complemented by its early maturity and standing ability at harvest.

Further Info

Octavia

  • High yielding
  • Early maturity
  • Excellent standing ability
Overview

Greenway

Greenway has consistently high yields in trials over the last few years. Greenway has a strong agronomic package, good standing power and downy mildew resistance paired with good colour retention characteristics meaning the variety should perform well in the UK market place.

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Greenway

  • High yielding
  • Strong Mildew resistance
  • Good colour rention characteristics
Overview

Mikka

Mikka is a high yielding green/blue pea with excellent downy mildew resistance. Mikka is an early maturing variety with strong standing at harvest.

Further Info

Mikka

  • Excellent Downy Mildew resistance
  • Strong standing power
  • Early maturity
Overview

Spring Oats (All)

Lion (NEW)

New to the market 2021 - LION is the breakthrough variety we have been waiting for. Excellent kernel content and hullability make the variety an interesting prospect for millers. Stiff strawed and good agronomic package.

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Lion (NEW)

  • Very high yield potential
  • Impressive combination of kernel content, specific weight and hullability
  • Excellent straw strength and resistance to mildew
Overview

Canyon

Consistently proven itself in the milling market for many years. Canyon performs well on farm across the UK

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Canyon

  • High yield and good quality
  • Excellent mildew resistance
  • Tall strawed and stands well
Overview

Yukon

Yukon is an excellent all round package oat variety. Performing well in the Organic, Yukon has a high untreated yield and impressive standing power.

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Yukon

  • Excellent treated and untreated yields
  • Stiff strawed
  • Impressive resistance to mildew and crown rust
Overview

Delfin

Very high yielding variety with excellent disease package. No real weakness to the variety

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Delfin

  • Highest treated and untreated yield on the AHDB recommended list
  • Excellent mildew resistance
  • Very good resistance to lodging
Overview

Marrowfat

Octavia

Octavia is a Marrowfat pea with great potential. It has shown excellent quality in testing and has an agronomic package to support the interest from the market. High yielding for a marrowfat variety, Octavia is further complemented by its early maturity and standing ability at harvest.

Further Info

Octavia

  • High yielding
  • Early maturity
  • Excellent standing ability
Overview

Green (blue)

Greenway

Greenway has consistently high yields in trials over the last few years. Greenway has a strong agronomic package, good standing power and downy mildew resistance paired with good colour retention characteristics meaning the variety should perform well in the UK market place.

Further Info

Greenway

  • High yielding
  • Strong Mildew resistance
  • Good colour rention characteristics
Overview

Mikka

Mikka is a high yielding green/blue pea with excellent downy mildew resistance. Mikka is an early maturing variety with strong standing at harvest.

Further Info

Mikka

  • Excellent Downy Mildew resistance
  • Strong standing power
  • Early maturity
Overview