Cereals

Elsoms’ Virtual Cereals – Plot Tour

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our virtual Cereals plot tour. We’re sorry to not see you all face-to-face this year but we hope that you find the information here useful to your varietal choices this coming season.

You will be able to take a look at some of our top varieties at the moment, across wheat, barley and hybrid rye. Each variety has its own technical sheet that you can download for future reference.

If you’d like more information on any of the varieties here, or on our website, please contact the crop specialists below.

For more information on the varieties not mentioned, click here

Winter Wheat

Merit – Download tech sheet

A new Winter Wheat from Elsoms Wheat that offers growers a variety with an outstanding disease package and leading to impressive untreated yields.

Merit
  • WOBM resistance
  • Performed well in untreated trials
  • Performs well in later drilled situations
  • Average speed of development
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

Astound – Download tech sheet

High performing hard Group 4 variety with late drilling potential. With quick Spring development and a strong disease package, this variety is able to produce an outstanding untreated yield.

Astound
  • High yielding hard group 4
  • Good performance in untreated trials
  • Performs well in later drilled situations
  • Quick spring development
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

Dunston and Bennington

Download Dunston tech sheet or Download Bennington tech sheet

Two established varieties from Elsoms Wheat. Dunston offers highly attractive combinations of yield and disease resistance, along with a good specific weight. Competitive with blackgrass, Bennington is a UKS approved variety with an outstanding resistance to Septoria tritici.

Dunston Bennington

Dunston

  • Robust, aggressive, high performing hard wheat
  • Outstanding untreated yield
  • Excellent specific weight
  • Impressive resistance to yellow rust
  • Strong resistance to Septoria tritici

Bennington

  • Delivers consistent very high high yields of export
  • Quality grain
  • High specific weight and impressive untreated yield
  • Robust resistance to Septoria tritici
  • Highly competitive against black grass
  • Excellent straw strength 
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

If you’d like to know more about our other wheat varieties click here

Winter Barley

Jordan – Download tech sheet

The first winter barley from the Elsoms Ackermann programme, Jordan is well-suited to growers looking for a high yielding variety that can be drilled later in the season. Jordan’s robust disease package boasts good resistance to brown rust and net blotch, as well as being having the highest untreated yield of the conventioanl two crow winter feed varieties.
Jordan
  • Highest untreated yield of the conventional 2 row winter barleys (AHDB RL)
  • Excellent brown rust and net blotch resistance
  • Excellent specific weight
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

Bolton – Download tech sheet

Bolton is an RL Candidate up for Recomendation in November 2020. Bolton has an exceptionally high yield in the east on par with most Hybrid Barleys. Bolton also has an excellent disease package with srtong resistance to Net Blotch
Bolton
  • Very high yielding
  • Good specific weight
  • Excellent net blotch resistance
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

SU Laubella – Download tech sheet

SU Laubella has a superior disease package, particular focus on Rhycosporium with consistant high yields across the UK. The variety has good stand power from its stem stiffness which provides a good staw yield.
SU Laubella
  • High yielding consistent variety
  • Excellent disease package
  • Good straw strength and height
  • For more information, contact our specialist George at George.goodwin@elsoms.com

If you’d like to know more about our other barley varieties click here

Hybrid Rye

SU Bendix – Download tech sheet

SU Bendix provides stable grain quality, this variety has been tried and tested in pig feed, and also presents a good agronomic package with excellent brown rust resistance.
SU Bendix
  • High yielding in treated and untreated trials
  • Best for brown rust resistance
  • Good resistance to lodging
  • Very good yield stability across a range of soil types and situations
  • Highest protein content
  • Highest yielding on poor sites
  • Longer grain fill
  • For more information, contact our specialist Henrietta at Henrietta.wells@elsoms.com

SU Arvid – Download tech sheet

SU Arvid is a high yielding wholecrop variety with an outstanding disease package and high tolerance to drought conditions 
SU Arvid
  • Very high yielding
  • Good agronomic package
  • Strong ability in drought conditions
  • For more information, contact our specialist Henrietta at Henrietta.wells@elsoms.com

If you’d like to know more about our other rye varieties click here