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    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched

    New regenerative grass seed Estate Range launched A new regenerative Estate Range of grass seed has been launched to the market by Lincolnshire-based seed specialist Cope Seeds and Grain. Launched to complement integrated farming systems, the range will enable landowners to reduce input...
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    Cope Seeds adds Terravesta AthenaTM to its portfolio

    Cope Seeds adds Terravesta AthenaTM to its portfolio In an industry first, Cope Seeds and Grain is partnering with Miscanthus specialist, Terravesta, to market its rhizome hybrid Terravesta Athena. The new opportunity has been launched to help support the growing need to decarbonise the...
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    Lincs-based agri seed business Cope Seeds & Grain announces new owner following management buyout

    Lincs-based agri seed business Cope Seeds & Grain announces new owner following management buyout The Lincolnshire-based agri seeds business Cope Seeds & Grain has a new majority owner following a successful management buyout. Managing director Gemma Clarke has bought out the majority...
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    New wheat blends launched: Stepping back to move forward

    New wheat blends launched: Stepping back to move forward Many UK farmers are exploring cereal blends as a way of tacking disease and reducing inputs in favour of a regenerative approach to farming, and leading seed supplier Cope Seeds and Grain, is launching a pre-mixed range of organic and...
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    Meet our new grass and small seeds specialist

    Meet our new grass and small seeds specialist We’re delighted to welcome Duncan Hendry to the Cope Seeds team. Hello, I’m Duncan Hendry, I am very pleased to have joined Cope Seeds Ltd. I am looking forward to being able to offer the right products to satisfy your requirements. I have...
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    Autumn seed availability list

    Autumn seed availability list Check out our extensive list of exciting varieties available this autumn… WINTER WHEAT GROUP 1 Varieties RGT Skyfall KWS Zyatt Crusoe Nelson GROUP 2 Varieties KWS Extase KWS Siskin GROUP 3 Varieties Elicit KWS Firefly GROUP 4 Varieties ( Soft )...
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    6 of the best wheat varieties to look out for

    6 of the best wheat varieties to look out for Expert insight from Trevor Cope Though there are a lot of varieties to choose from, and a lot of varieties grown, there are some we can suggest that will create more interest than others. In terms of choosing a GROUP 1 milling variety, they...
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    Autumn 2020 / Spring 2021 organic brochure released

    Autumn 2020 / Spring 2021 organic brochure released Check out our NEW Autumn 2020 / Spring 2021 organic product brochure. Packed with outstanding new varieties, industry news and updates on our growing team Click here. You can read this update from Cope Seeds on TFF's AGVendor...
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    Organic winter beans buy back contract available

    Organic winter beans buy back contract available We are looking to increase our production of organic winter beans this year due to the increase in demand from both the UK and Germany we have seen over the past 2 years. Each year we never have enough and with the conventional market also...
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    NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat

    NEW: Introducing RGT Saki feed wheat One of the most exciting feed wheats to hit the Recommended List in recent years looks set to earn a place on conventional and organic farms across the country from next autumn onwards. RGT Saki is the new outstanding group 4 soft wheat variety...
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    Seed availability update

    Seed availability update Gemma Clarke from Cope Seeds and Grain gives insight into this season’s seed availability, urging farmers to order early for some varieties… Seed Availability Due to the Autumn drilling campaign being so difficult, seed availability for this Autumn has been affected...
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    Wanted: Growers of organic Beetleblocker OSR

    Wanted: Growers of organic Beetleblocker OSR We are looking for four farms to each produce a 29t truck of Beetleblocker winter OSR on a buy-back contract with Cope Seeds and Grain. Seed will cost £80 per pack for untreated RGT Beetleblocker (therefore a derogation will be needed). Each pack...
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    Organic grass seed shortages

    Organic grass seed shortages This spring already we have been extremely busy and organic grass seed is running out quickly. Key varieties are running low or have been sold already and we are having to modify mixtures in response to seed shortages. Hear more from our grass and small seeds...
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    Strong demand for low input UK-grown high protein varieties

    Strong demand for low input UK-grown high protein varieties High protein wheats typically demand a premium, but often at the cost of increased inputs. A home-grown high specification wheat with a high protein content is continuing to buck the trend, with a strong disease resistance profile and...
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    Diary of an Assistant Variety Representative

    Diary of an Assistant Variety Representative Taylor Moore, Assistant Variety Representative at Cope Seeds and Grain, gives an open and honest account of his first season at Cope Seeds, and although rooted in farming, he’s had a lot to learn, being a new entrant to the industry. We’re delighted...
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    Covid 19: Keeping things moving

    Covid 19: Keeping things moving Firstly, our thanks go out to our growers, processors and hauliers who have enabled us to continue servicing our customers throughout this situation and allowed us to deliver your seed onto farm on time. Without your efforts, this would not have been possible...
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    Cope Seeds and Grain Seed market update

    Cope Seeds and Grain Seed market update Gemma Clarke at Cope Seeds and Grain gives insight into this season’s seed market, where the number of sales is similar to last year, but there is a difference in some species, including a 21% lift in autumn and spring oats… “It has been an...
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    Fall in Love with the Pink Panther Pea

    Fall in Love with the Pink Panther Pea This Valentine’s Day, leading seed and grain specialist - Cope Seeds, is launching a new, high performing pink pea variety. Panther not only presents an innovative product, with a strong consumer market demand, it’s a consistent high yielding pea...
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    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria Taylor Moore, assistant variety rep at Cope Seeds and Grain, outlines his views on why herbal leys can help to achieve the top three criteria outlines in the new Environmental Land Management scheme (ELM)… "Details on how...
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    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures The use of herbal leys within an integrated farming system can enable farmers to reduce input expenditure and improve soil health. Herbal leys have become more popular in recent years, although farmers have actually been planting grasses and pasture...
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