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New Crops that could soon profit growers

A great article looking at new crops that could one day profit growers. Agrii UK and GB Seeds are working hard to develop these crops to provide growers with opportunities and a chance to diversify their land. Moving into what one can only look at as uncertain times ahead, growers need to look at all [...]

By |2020-08-20T13:55:52+01:00May 28th, 2019|Oats News|Comments Off on New Crops that could soon profit growers

Naked oats expanding market opportunities

Looking for expanding market opportunities then maybe it's time to consider naked oats. We have launched our harvest 2020 naked oat buyback contract for both winter and spring varieties. With premiums over AHDB feed wheat and with access to exclusive varieties, this may be an option to diversify farm land whilst capturing value off your [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:30+00:00April 8th, 2019|Oats News|Comments Off on Naked oats expanding market opportunities

After a review of the GB Seeds business, a decision has been made to discontinue the manufacture and sale of bird feed at the end of February 2018, resulting in the closure of the plant at Ingham. Gb Seeds would like to thank all its valued customers for the continued support over the years and [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:30+00:00February 16th, 2018|Bird News|Comments Off on

Are we killing garden birds with kindness?

Top tips from the RSPB Are we killing garden birds with kindness? Three things not to do for our feathered friends in winter! We all know we need to keep bird feeders and baths topped up over the winter months to ensure our winged friends weather the storm of winter. But there are some things [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:30+00:00January 19th, 2018|Bird News|Comments Off on Are we killing garden birds with kindness?

Spring crops market possibilities

A thought provoking article from Farmers Guardian on looking at spring crops potential focusing on barley, beans, oats and wheat. 2017 saw a jump of 9% in spring barley acreages according to the AHDB planting and variety survey. Unfortunately growers did not land up seeing the true potential of this crop. Some highlighted issues were [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:30+00:00January 4th, 2018|Oats News|Comments Off on Spring crops market possibilities

Spring Crops – an option to consider

Good article released in Farmers Weekly looking at spring cropping with specific mention on oats and naked oats. Growers should be looking to this option particularly as they show value in rotation and can offer great gross margin opportunities. Growers these days are looking at alternatives to secure on farm margin. When looking at how [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:30+00:00December 7th, 2017|Oats News|Comments Off on Spring Crops – an option to consider

New Truck

GB Seeds & Agrii are delighted to announce the addition of a new 26 tonne truck to our fleet, Not only is this truck more fuel efficient then it predecessor but will help us to continue and deliver an excellent customer experience !

By |2019-10-29T10:13:31+00:00December 4th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on New Truck

Minimising Disease Risks In Wild Birds

Minimising Disease Risks Minimising common diseases of garden birds are spread by contamination of food with the droppings or saliva of infected birds. The risk increases when many birds feed at the same places day after day for long periods. To minimise the risks: • Use several feeding sites, to reduce numbers at any one [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:31+00:00December 4th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Minimising Disease Risks In Wild Birds

Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed

Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed GB Seed has just released there new Fledgling Friendly seed mix for wild birds. This special mix is made up of carefully chosen seeds, which are produced in small easy bite size pieces to help give these young birds a better start in life. - Ideally suited for feeding young birds - [...]

By |2019-10-29T10:13:31+00:00November 27th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on Fledgling Friendly Bird Feed

With the upcoming holidays we will be closed From 4Pm on December 22nd  2017 until January 2nd 2018 . Last delivery’s pre-Christmas: economy delivery needs to be in by noon December 19th and next day service in by Noon December 21st .

By |2019-10-29T10:13:31+00:00November 24th, 2017|Bird News|Comments Off on
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