Growers to benefit from £250,000 seed plant investment

August 4th 2017

In a bid to improve quality and efficiency, Openfield, the farmer co-operative, has invested £250,000 into its seed production plant, to provide growers with high-quality seed and an unrivalled seed service.

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Openfield new crop exports off to a busy start

August 1st 2017

Farmer co-op Openfield has got exports off to a flying start this season, with 10 boats loaded with 40,000t of new crop barley and oilseed rape since harvest began.

Three oilseed rape shipments totalling about 8,000t have left the UK and seven feed barley boats holding a total of 32,000t.

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Online Seed Selector assisting growers with varietal selection

June 26th 2017

With so many varieties of wheat, barley and oilseed rape on the AHDB Recommended List it can be hard for the grower to identify those that are best likely to perform on their farm. Assessing its market appeal can be even harder.

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Philip Moody named chairman of grain co-op Openfield

March 24th 2017

West Country accountant and corporate financier Philip Moody has been appointed group chairman of Britain’s leading grain co-operative Openfield.

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