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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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LG Mountain

LG Mountain is an exciting winter barley that has the potential to be one of the highest yielding 2 row feed varieties available. The variety performs consistently across all regions, combined with the good agronomic characteristics of short straw, great disease resistance and good grain quality. LG Mountain has consistently shown very high yield potential

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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 Flynn

LG Flynn is a new high yielding winter barley, offering growers agronomic attributes of good straw strength and disease resistance, combined with a very high specific weight; qualities considered important in a feed barley. The variety also carries resistance for Barley Yellow Mosaic Virus (BaYMV). LG Flynn has performed well in both treated and untreated

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Warehouse Operative – Witham St Hughs

Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers that moves agriculture forward to meet food challenges. The Group breeds and markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and produces cereal products, intended for farmers, growers, home gardeners and for agri-food industrialists and consumers. Limagrain has sales of almost 2.4 billion Euros and has more than

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Field and Trials Technician – Woolpit

Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers that moves agriculture forward to meet food challenges. The Group breeds and markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and produces cereal products, intended for farmers, growers, home gardeners and for agri-food industrialists and consumers. Limagrain has sales of almost 2.4 billion Euros and has more than

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Seed Production Technician – Woolpit

Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers that moves agriculture forward to meet food challenges. The Group breeds and markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and produces cereal products, intended for farmers, growers, home gardeners and for agri-food industrialists and consumers. Limagrain has sales of almost 2.4 billion Euros and has more than

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Crop Production Officer – Rothwell

Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers that moves agriculture forward to meet food challenges. The Group breeds and markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and produces cereal products, intended for farmers, growers, home gardeners and for agri-food industrialists and consumers. Limagrain UK Ltd based in Rothwell, Lincolnshire, is part of Group Limagrain,

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Limagrain Christmas Raffle Raises over £1,300 for R.A.B.I

The idea was to ‘adopt’ a charity who we, as a company, believed in and could focus all of our fundraising efforts entirely on that one charity. “This was an idea that came from Limagrain’s own employees who felt that it would be great to ‘give something back to the farming industry, on which we

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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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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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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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Limagrain to preview new Cultivars at BTME

Ahead of their spring launch, two new cultivars from Limagrain UK will be showcased for the very first time at the show. Big things are expected of Aporina and Caldris when these exciting new cultivars are added to Limagrain’s grass seed mixtures. Aporina is Limagrain’s new Slender Creeping Red Fescue. It is a very dense,

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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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2017 BEPA Winter Bean Champion

The annual competition invites all BEPA members to submit samples of pulses, these are then judged anonymously by a panel of 6 judges, all of whom are representatives from the Human Consumption pulse industry. The samples are judged based on their suitability for the human consumption market. Sunderlandwick Farms is a family farm, managed by

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Crusoe

Group 1 milling wheats have always attracted the biggest premiums and this is unlikely to change. If you want to achieve these premiums, then you must grow a variety with the best chance of meeting the specifications that the millers seek. Crusoe has the highest protein content on the Recommended List, with good resistance to

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Junior Oilseed Rape Technician

Limagrain is an international cooperative group created and directed by French farmers that moves agriculture forward to meet food challenges. The Group breeds and markets field seeds, vegetable seeds and produces cereal products, intended for farmers, growers, home gardeners and for agri-food industrialists and consumers. Limagrain has sales of almost 2.4 billion Euros and has more than

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Aspire

New to the 2018/19 AHDB Candidate List, Aspire is an appealing conventional variety that has the highest UK seed yield of all varieties on the AHDB Candidate List 2018/19. Aspire has an excellent agronomic package, including; an 8 for Light Leaf Spot combined with TuYV resistance (Turnip Yellows Virus). Aspire has consistently shown very high

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Sinclair McGill at AgriScot 2017

“Castlehill is a true long-term mixture that gives a solid performance in grazing situations throughout Scotland and will also deliver up to two cuts of top quality silage,” says SMG’s John Heaphy who will be on hand to speak to farmers and growers visiting the stand along with SMG distributors in Scotland, Agrovista and McGill

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LG Jigsaw

New to the 2018/19 AHDB Candidate List, LG Jigsaw will potentially be the highest yielding hard feed wheat available on the AHDB Candidate List 2018/19. The variety 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.

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