The choice of seed varieties available to growers in the UK is extensive and selection can often be challenging. With varietal performance significantly affected depending on soil type and climate, selecting the right variety for your specific region can reap great rewards.
Using insights from our regional trials and feedback from our national network of agronomists, we are able to supplement the performance data supplied by breeders to offer informed, independent advice on the varieties best suited to your farm’s location and conditions.
Our expert knowledge of the UK market and industry-leading agronomic expertise can help you farm more efficiently and profitably.
Hutchinsons are a leading supplier of agricultural and amenity seed. We offer varietal advice and seed supply for a wide range of crops including:
- Oilseed rape
- Forage crops (Grass & Maize)
- Game cover
- Cover and catch crops for specialist purposes
- Amenity grass
- Environmental stewardship mixtures.
Our Seed Books
Varietal performance of maize varies on a regional basis according to climatic conditions and intended end use.
Our maize portfolio is selected from material produced by top breeders for their consistency, yield, quality and agronomics.
Varieties are grouped by maturity class.
The species are selected for their reliability and ability to deliver key agronomic advantages.
There’s a mix to suit almost every scenario. We can also tailor a solution to meet specific needs.
Our comprehensive portfolio of both technically and commercially viable varieties for autumn 2020 and beyond.
Includes seed rate charts and variety notes on oilseed rape, wheat, winter barley, rye, triticale, winter oat and winter bean.
Learn more about the varieties we offer and find insights and advice on sowing rates, mixture selection and which varieties work best in which situations.
Also find details on our AmenityWise and ForageWise mixtures and varieties.
GrassWise is a range of grass seed mixtures with
varieties that have been tested independently through the Recommended Grass and Clover List system and then grown on farms across the UK.
Find details on our agricultural grass seed mixes and varieties as well as detailed information on which situations they are best suited to.