New crop option from Goldcrop! BRANDIE is a French-bred variety that produces very high yields of both grain and biomass under Irish conditions. Very tall (160cm) but with very good lodging resistance and excellent straw breakdown resistance, even in a late, wet harvest year. Produced 13t/ha grain yield in Goldcrop trials 2017. Treat the same as winter barley – sow in mid October @ 225 seeds per sq metre. Straw yields very high, straw quality similar to oaten straw. Watch out for slug attacks after sowing.

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Goldcrop is the leading assembler, importer and distributor of all seed types in the Irish market. Grass seeds and cereal seeds are the main business areas, along with maize, beet, legumes, oilseeds, vegetables, and flowers. The company also has significant business in Agri-Chemicals, Crop Packaging, and Agri-Hardware. Additionally Goldcrop offer a full range of high end Amenity products.


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