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Mezzo Lucerne

Mezzo Lucerne is an exceptionally high yielding Lucerne variety, brand new to the UK market. Mezzo has consistently outperformed the competition in French national trials for the last 3 years, producing record breaking levels of protein per hectare. A dormancy rating of 3.6 means that Mezzo can be considered for more northerly areas of the UK

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Marshal Lucerne

Marshal Lucerne has been successfully grown in the UK for many years. First appearing on the England and Wales Recommend Grass and Clover List (RGCL) in 2003, Marshal has continued to be a popular choice for growers due to consistent high yields and feed quality. A dormancy rating of 4.3 gives it the ideal balance

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Latest Fodder Beet Trial Results

New varieties of fodder beet are breaking the barriers for dry matter yield, according to the latest trial results published in February 2018 by Limagrain UK. Led by fodder beet variety Brick, that was commercially launched in 2017, dry matter yields of high-performing varieties are now exceeding 20 tonnes/ha with Brick achieving a DM yield

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Prospect

High yields with improved cell wall digestibility and high starch content to maximise feed performance –  all from an early harvest. You can expect the best from Prospect!

Boost spring barley yields through improved tillering

This is based on agronomy trials carried out by the breeder that have focussed on monitoring the tillering capacity of spring barley lines over many years. “It is quite evident that many of the newer varieties appear to be producing higher tiller counts,” says Limagrain’s arable technical manager, Ron Granger. “The key to upping spring

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Conrad CL

Conrad CL is a high yielding restored hybrid with the Clearfield® herbicide resistance trait. The variety offers vigorous establishment combined with good winter hardiness and disease resistance to safeguard crop potential. Conrad CL also possesses pod shatter resistance, providing growers with the ability to dramatically cut seed losses both before and during harvest. Conrad CL

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LG Galileo

LG Galileo offers growers a disease resistance package as good as or better than the market leaders Terrain and Maurice. It has the potential to become the highest yielding variety in the market. LG Galileo is a late afila variety that has excellent agronomics combined with exceptional yield potential. The variety has been assessed in

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LG Element

LG Element is a new second-early variety with exceptional tolerance to downy mildew, and resistance to powdery mildew. The variety is semi leafless, with strong quality inherited from its pedigree and is capable of very high yields, particularly when being grown on good soils. In the difficult conditions of 2016, LG Element was the highest

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Breeding success for OSR and barley varieties offering valuable traits and marketing potential

Hybrid oilseed rape variety Architect offers a step-up in yields for varieties that also carry TuYV resistance, and has been added as a special variety. Spring barley LG Diablo gains recommendation as the highest yielding spring barley variety that performs particularly well in the north and east, and is under test for brewing and malt

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LG Diablo

New to the AHDB Recommended List 2018/19, LG Diablo is the highest yielding spring barley on the AHDB Recommended List and has outperformed other leading varieties by a significant amount in the key malting barley growing areas of the East and North regions. It is medium in height, similar to RGT Planet with a strong

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LG Tomahawk

LG Tomahawk is a very high yielding spring barley that more than matches RGT Planet and Laureate on the AHDB Recommended List 2018/19. The variety offers higher yield potential than other leading varieties, especially in the key malting barley growing areas of the East and North regions. It is a short variety, similar to Laureate

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Commitment to pulse breeding evident in 2018 PGRO Recommended List

We have always been enthusiastic supporters of UK pulses and UK pulse growers, and continue to do all we can to promote and support growers in offering varieties that perform on farm and meet market requirements, says George Hunter, pulses product manager with Limagrain UK. “The success of this approach can be seen in the

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Crusoe

Since introduction in 2012, it is no surprise that Crusoe has become one of the miller’s first choice varieties. The variety has very good disease resistance, particularly to the key yield robbing diseases; Yellow Rust and Septoria tritici.

Aspire

Aspire is an exciting conventional variety that has the highest gross output of all varieties on the AHDB Recommended List 2019/20. Aspire has an excellent agronomic package, including; a 7 for Light Leaf Spot, combined with TuYV resistance (Turnip Yellows Virus). Aspire is a short variety, similar to Nikita, combined with an impressive 9 for

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LG Jigsaw

LG Jigsaw encompasses key attributes associated with securing final yield potential on farm and has inherited desirable traits from its parents, suggesting that it will fit the early drilling scenario. LG Jigsaw has very similar straw characteristics to KWS Santiago, responding well to PGR treatments. The variety has a strong disease resistance profile better than

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LG Skyscraper

LG Skyscraper is the highest yielding winter wheat on the AHDB Recommended List 2019/20. The variety is a very attractive soft feed wheat and offers a combination of strong agronomic merits and grain quality attributes, giving growers maximum return on their investment. LG Skyscraper has shown very high yield potential with a significant yield improvement

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Northern harvest surprise

For Craig Norrie, farm manager at Banchory Farm, Kirkcaldy, of JM Cochran Ltd, one of his fields of Zulu winter wheat has yielded 16t/ha at 17.8% moisture, off what he describes as his most ‘awkward field’. “Whilst the crop has not been over a weighbridge, the local John Deere dealership has verified the yield,” he

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Going for Gold with post-harvest catch crop

“We had great success with this mixture last year,” says Chris, who runs the 170ha farm with his wife. “We grew 4ha of this rape and stubble turnip mixture and strip grazed the crop from November until April. It provided plenty of high quality feed for finishing our 100 lambs and enough for the ewes

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Best Barley Yields Ever

Drilled on the 20th September  at Sco Ruston near, Coltishall,  the crop had established well as it followed beans so had access to good autumn nitrogen, followed through the season with 200kgN/ha and a comprehensive 3 spray programme, he says. National results The two row winter barley has performed very well across the UK this

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