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
Our comprehensive portfolio of both technically and commercially viable varieties for autumn 2023 and beyond.
Includes seed rate charts and variety notes on oilseed rape, wheat, winter barley, rye & triticale, winter oat and winter bean.
Our range of catch and cover crop mixes are designed to maximise the many benefits associated with their use.
Species are selected for their reliability and ability to deliver key agronomic advantages.
Our own range of environmental seed mixes, chosen to help you achieve the best results with your stewardship, from both an environmental and agronomic perspective.
Each mix has been selected for their ease of management and ability to deal with problems such as weeds or unfavourable soil conditions.
Our maize portfolio is selected from material produced by top breeders for their consistency, yield, quality and agronomics.
We continue to focus on providing value for money to growers despite the issues with seed availability for 2023 and increasing inflationary pressures.
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.