(Eden x Carat) x Saffron. Longest serving variety on current Rec List and it still remains Ireland’s most widely sown winter barley, this year accounting for 24% of area sown. Hugely popular with growers who know Cassia is a highly consistent and reliable variety, despite its lowly yield ranking on the Rec List. Carries this highest rating for bushel weight on Irish Rec List = 69.9 KPH. Cassia is good on Net Blotch and Brown Rust, but is prone to rhyncho and particularly mildew. Also being used as roasting barley in breweries.


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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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