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ELSOMS’ Open Day 2020

We are delighted to invite you to our 2020 Open Days at our trial field in Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3JG. As the UK's leading independent seed company, our Open Days are the UK's largest independent vegetable variety trials. They provide a great opportunity to see our extensive vegetable portfolio and new variety introductions to the vegetable market. It remains business as usual for Elsoms Seeds, and our crop specialists will be available to discuss the best way we can support you and your business.  The 2020 Vegetable Open Days take place at the Elsoms trial field in Spalding between 6th – 8th October. Our trial field will display varieties that include: Burgundy - a new purple sprouting broccoli, which has produced outstanding results in recent trials, and has demonstrated a reduction in harvesting costs  A wide range of Brussels sprout varieties from the Elsoms/Bejo breeding programme, targetted at Christmas production: Pontus - is a very vigorous variety with high quality buttons Hector - is for the Christmas and late market. A very tall variety with uniformed with high quality buttons There will also be trial plots that include root crops, alliums, salads and catch and cover crops, along with crop protection trials by Agrii and our own industry-focused trial on tolerance to thrips in white cabbage and light leaf spot in Brussels sprouts. BASIS and NRoSO points will be available at this event. Please RSVP by registering your attendance using the form below. [wpforms id="3470" title="false" description="false"]
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New Organics Manager to drive business in this unique sector

Stephanie Bevis has been appointed as Organics Manager, expanding Elsoms’ vegetable sales team and giving more focus to this unique sector. With a background in the organic fresh produce industry, Stephanie’s understanding of this market will be key in ensuring that the UK will have access to the wide organic range supplied by Elsoms.  Elsoms is placing a larger emphasis on organics, with Stephanie running more variety demonstration trials throughout the UK. These trials will help to provide growers with the best genetics for the UK market, and will allow growers to directly feed in to and steer the breeding programmes run by Elsoms’ partner company, Bejo. Bejo has the leading portfolio in organics, with a strong breeding programme that has been developed over 20 years. Stephanie will be the main point of contact between UK growers and the organic specialists at Bejo, helping to drive the variety selection from this portfolio that will benefit UK growers. “This position shows the dedication that Elsoms has to this sector.” Said Justin Solly, Head of Vegetable Seed Sales at Elsoms. “We recognise that this is a unique sector and our aim is to be at the forefront. Steph’s appointment shows this how important this sector is to us” For more information on Elsoms’ organic portfolio, please visit Elsoms.com or contact Stephanie on stephanie.bevis@elsoms.com
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Elsoms Seeds is the UK’s leading independent seed specialist and plant breeder. We breed, supply and treat high quality vegetable and agricultural seed for the UK.