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Creating unique contract opportunities by linking knowledge and insight from seed breeders to end users of grain markets.

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Group 4 Wheat

Grown for yield, the barn fillers of the recommended list are boasting impressive disease resistance scores.

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Fram Variety Highlights

KWS Cranium (NEW)

  • Stiff-strawed resistant to lodging
  • Late-maturing variety has given very high treated yields.
  • Very high yielding in a first-cereal position.
  • Versatile drilling period but thrives in later sown conditions.
  • It has high resistance to yellow rust.
  • Resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Gleam

  • Popular best selling UKFM Group 4 Hard from last year
  • Good rust scores and disease resistance.
  • This tried and tested variety has given high treated yields throughout the UK.
  • Gleam has resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Available Marketing Contracts

Generally marketed as feed wheats – see below a current opportunity that we can offer to maximise the potential value of your barn fillers.

 

Any UKFM G1/2/4 hard wheat variety.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 0/72/100.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement – to be priced up on month that feed base fixed to.

Min £3 Max £10/t premiums to be added to feed wheat based prices.

(All contracts subject to availability, call the office to find out more)

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Group 4 Softs

Also at the high end of the yield spectrum of the RL, the strong agronomic packages of G4 soft wheats have excelled in recent years where extreme weather conditions have prevailed.

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Fram Variety Highlights

Swallow (NEW)

  • Very high treated yield potential in an early sowing situation.
  • Good distilling qualities
  • Swallow is stiff-strawed and is the shortest variety on the 2021/22 RL.
  • It has resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

RGT Saki

  • RGT Saki has given very high treated yields across both early and late drilling dates.
  • High yield potential on both light and heavy soils.
  • High resistance to yellow rust, brown rust and Septoria Tritici.
  • Also boasts resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

LG Skyscraper

  • Very high treated yields across a range of soil types and rotational positions.
  • It also has a high yield potential in a late sowing situation.
  • Vigorous variety that has performed well this season.
  • This medium-tall variety has high resistance to yellow rust.
  • Also, resistance to mildew and fusarium ear blight.
  • Orange wheat blossom midge resistance trait.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Available Marketing Contracts

Storing varieties separate at harvest time can be a headache. See below a contract that we can offer that will allow higher valued G3 soft wheats to be mixed with G4 softs on a local delivery to give you access to attractive premiums.

 

Any soft wheat variety.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 0/72/100.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement.

Min £3 Max £10/t premiums to be added to feed wheat based prices.

(All contracts are subject to availability, call the office to find out more)

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Group 3 Softs

With the potential for extra premium, G3 soft wheats have great gross margin potential with great all round agronomic packages available for certain varieties.

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Fram Variety Highlights

KWS Firefly

  • Short, stiff-strawed variety
  • High treated yields in the East region.
  • It has a high yield potential on heavier soils and in early sowing situations.
  • KWS Firefly has high resistance to yellow rust and Septoria Tritici.
  • Orange wheat blossom midge resistance.
  • This variety fully meets the UKFM Group 3 criteria.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

LG Astronomer (NEW)

  • This relatively stiff-strawed variety has given high treated yields in the East region and on heavier soils.
  • Strong all round agronomic package.
  • Very high yield potential in an early sowing situation.
  • Highest rating for resistance to Septoria Tritici for a Group 3 variety.
  • It has high resistance to yellow rust and brown rust.
  • Orange wheat blossom midge resistance.
  • Very strong specific weight scores which is a highlight for millers.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Available Marketing Contracts

Growing a variety with high yielding qualities like your barn fillers, but with the potential for bringing home a £15/t premium is an attractive option. High proteins coming from crops grown on more fertile land can bring problems with the max 12.5% protein requirement.

 

UKFM Group 3’s ONLY.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 10.7-12.5 / 74 / 180.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement – to be priced up on month that feed base fixed to.

Min £5 Max £15/t premiums to be added to feed wheat based prices.

(All contracts are subject to availability, call the office to find out more)

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G2 Milling Wheats

The highlights of the Group 2 milling varieties include consistent high yielding qualities that also offer the potential for additional marketing opportunities.

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Fram Variety Highlights

KWS Extase

  • UKP bread wheat, available for export.
  • KWS Extase has high Hagbergs and specific weights.
  • Early-maturing variety has given high treated yields and has performed well even in a late sowing situation.
  • It is a medium-tall variety with relatively stiff straw.
  • Exceptionally high yields in untreated UK trials.
  • It has high resistance to yellow rust, brown rust and mildew.
  • It also has the highest rating for resistance to septoria tritici for a bread-making variety.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

KWS Siskin

  • UKP bread wheat available for export.
  • Agronomy: This short-strawed variety has performed well in early sowing situations, a first-cereal situation and on heavier soils.
  • It has moderate resistance to lodging but responds well to plant growth regulators.
  • KWS Siskin has high resistance to septoria tritici, mildew and yellow rust.
  • It has a tendency to sprout, so should be given priority at harvest.
  • Millers comments that Siskin has shown a degree of variability in its baking performance.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

LG Detroit

  • A UKP bread wheat available for export, suitable for the East and West regions.
  • Another stiff-strawed variety has given its best relative performance on heavier soils, where it has produced high treated yields.
  • LG Detroit has high resistance to yellow rust and fusarium ear blight.
  • It is the only Group 2 variety with resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • LG Detroit is no longer under test in RL trials.
  • High Hagbergs and has given good proteins – millers suggest proteins are similar to Group 1 varieties.
  • The gluten quality and baking performance show some variability.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Available Marketing Contracts

Low Protein G1/G2 Milling Wheats - Any UKFM G1/G2 Variety.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 11.5-12.5 / 74 / 200.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement.

POA – Please contact the office

 

Any UKFM G1/2/4 hard wheat variety.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 0/72/100.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement – to be priced up on month that feed base fixed to.

Min £3 Max £10/t premiums to be added to feed wheat based prices.

 

(All contracts are subject to availability, call the office to find out more)

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Group 1 Milling Wheats

As the yields of modern milling varieties remain relatively high, greater attention to nitrogen inputs is required than ‘older’ varieties to achieve the necessary protein quality and gain maximum return.

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Fram Variety Highlights

Skyfall

  • Most popular UKFM Group 1 for the last year.
  • The only Group 1 variety with resistance to orange wheat blossom midge.
  • It has high resistance to brown rust and fusarium ear blight and carries the Pch1 eyespot resistance gene.
  • It is highly susceptible to yellow rust.
  • Stiff strawed and short variety.
  • Its awned ear gives Skyfall a tendency to sprout, prioritise at harvest.
  • Popular UKFM Group 1 owing to good milling and baking qualities.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

 

KWS Zyatt

  • This short and relatively stiff-strawed variety has given high treated yields.
  • Performs well in first and second wheat situations on heavier soil.
  • High yield potential in early sowing situations.
  • High resistance for eyespot (Pch1 resistance gene) and mildew.
  • It has a tendency to sprout, prioritise at harvest.
  • Zyatt shows good gluten strength and milling and baking quality.
  • Click here for breeder's data sheet.

Available Marketing Contracts

Skyfall and Zyatt are the two most popular milling wheat varieties over the years with Crusoe and RGT Illustrious following behind. The following contract can be matched to seed orders for these varieties.

 

Any UKFM G1 Variety.

Spec (Protien / Hagberg / Specific Weight): 13 / 76 / 250.

Sep-22 – Jun-23 Movement.

Min £15 Max £30/t premiums to be added to feed wheat based prices.

(All contracts are subject to availability, call the office to find out more)