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    DEEP ROOTED NEWER FODDER BEET VARIETIES SHINE IN DRIER CONDITIONS

    DEEP ROOTED NEWER FODDER BEET VARIETIES SHINE IN DRIER CONDITIONS The hot, dry summer in 2018 suppressed yields in fodder beet crops compared with 2017, but the results of trials, carried out by Limagrain UK, showed up the variation in performance between varieties. “We saw a reduction in...
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    NEW âBOUNCE BACKâ HYBRID BRASSICA GIVES SOME SUMMER RELIEF

    NEW âBOUNCE BACKâ HYBRID BRASSICA GIVES SOME SUMMER RELIEF Limagrain UK has launched Skyfall this spring; a new hybrid brassica for dairy and beef cattle that can provide two crops in a season. Sown between May and July, it will provide a highly nutritious leafy forage crop for grazing in 12...
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    Limagrain UK's MM succeeds at Charterhouse

    Limagrain UK's MM succeeds at Charterhouse Lee Marshallsay, grounds manager at Charterhouse in Surrey, has reported successful results after using a range of MM grass seed from Limagrain UK. Lee has been grounds manager at the prestigious Charterhouse for the last two and a half years. He...
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    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority

    Early decision on maize variety needs to be a priority Farmers should review when they order maize seed if they want to ensure they get the varieties they want and for the seed to be treated with the most widely used seed treatment. Tim Richmond, Maize Seed Manager for Limagrain believes a...
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    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment

    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment An extremely challenging spring barley season in 2018 has highlighted the importance of optimising crop establishment for achieving the highest yields. January was wetter than average for much of the UK and while...
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    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year

    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year Maize on arable farms could be an attractive option this season for use as AD feedstock or for livestock feed. With livestock farmers looking to rebuild forage stocks, there will be increased interest in either growing maize on contract with a local...
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    Putting malting barley to the test

    Putting malting barley to the test It can be frustrating for growers to see a spring barley like LG Diablo sat at the top of the Recommended List with provisional approvals for malting use, but to then find that their grain merchant isn’t too keen to offer a contract to grow it. Why would that...
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    Top 10 tips for growing peas

    Top 10 tips for growing peas We asked World Record combining pea grower, Tim Lamyman what his top ten tips are for growing a successful crop of peas. No stranger to high yields, Tim Lamyman of Worlaby Farms in Lincolnshire holds the world record yield for combining peas of 6.47 t/ha, with a...
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    Co-operating over growing maize is bringing benefits to two Cheshire farmers

    Co-operating over growing maize is bringing benefits to two Cheshire farmers For many dairy farmers, rebuilding forage stocks is going to be essential in the coming year. Finding flexible ways to increase production will be important and having maize grown on neighbouring land could be a...
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    High yields and quality play out in Limagrain’s recommendations

    High yields and quality play out in Limagrain’s recommendations Based on the highest yields, a feed wheat, winter barley and oilseed rape from breeders Limagrain UK, take poll position in the 2019-2020 AHDB Recommended List, alongside three other varieties offering excellent quality...
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    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success...

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season While most maize growers in 2018 achieved reasonable yields and good quality forage harvested early in near perfect conditions allowing early...
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    LG Seeds

    LG Seeds Merry Christmas all! Another festive #ChristmasJumperDay in support of the wonderful @RABIcharity 🚜🎄🤶 You can read this update from Limagrain on TFF's AGVendor...
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