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RAGT breeds, produces and sells seeds globally. Varietal innovation is at the heart of its activity. RAGT has one of the largest species portfolio in the seeds industry: maize, sorghum, cereals, oilseeds, protein crops, forages, cover crops and amenity. 

RAGT is the European leader in cereals and protein-rich species. RAGT is an innovator in cover crops to support and develop sustainability in agriculture.

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Top OSR picks for this coming autumn and beyond part 2

RAGT Seeds is on the verge of delivering some outstanding oilseed rape varieties, thanks to its decision to reset its breeding programme a few years ago.New material available for sowing this autumn covers a range of growth habits, traits and agronomic features, and there are also some very promising varieties in development.

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Making more of SFI opportunities, winter wheat variety demonstration, and new look AD crops

Growers, merchants and end users will be able to get up close to some of the most innovative developments emerging from RAGT Seeds’ breeding programmes when the company’s open days return this summer.Over the next two newsletters, we’ll be highlighting some of this work. This month’s article kicks off with a look at a topic that has become particularly pertinent in recent months.

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Genserus BYDV resistance – a must-have trait in winter wheat, say trials partners

RAGT has established a comprehensive set of trials across the southern half of England and Ireland to assess the true impact of barley yellow dwarf virus on a range of winter wheat varieties.In this article, two partners managing some of the 18 sites in England and Ireland explain why they have been keen to get involved in the trials, which are comparing the performance of several of RAGT’s BYDV-resistant Genserus varieties against a range of popular commercial wheats.

NewsOilseed Rape

Top OSR picks for this coming autumn and beyond

RAGT has a clutch of new oilseed rape varieties that will be available for sowing this autumn, covering a range of growth habits, traits and agronomic features.Over the next two newsletters, RAGT UK’s managing director Lee Bennett looks at what’s on offer and previews some promising material coming through the pipeline.

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    RAGT provides farmers with more than just varieties for arable and livestock farming. We develop solutions dedicated to agriculture, utilising a wide portfolio of species for profitable rotations. These varieties are adapted to deal with challenges from pests, diseases and climatic stress. Our forage and protein breeding strives to support livestock farming’s ambition for self-sufficiency in feed and the cover crops programme looks to address the changing landscape of European agriculture.

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