Forage Maize
Maize for all your needs, tailored to thrive in Britain
All of our “Bred for Britain” maize varieties have been specifically bred for and extensively tested in the UK both in official NIAB trials and in our own large scale farm trials on over 50 locations across England, Scotland and Wales. We trial maize varieties suitable for forage, grain and biogas production both conventionally drilled and under plastic.

Grainseed Ltd store at Eye
Grainseed Ltd store at Eye
Please contact us for information on the varieties trialled in your area.
Our Most Popular Varieties

Ultra Early
Es Ardent

Ardent (382Kb)

Es Picker

Picker (395Kb)

Es Lovely

Lovely (395Kb)
Es Remington

Remington (423Kb)

Es Ballade

Ballade (377Kb)

Extra Early
NEW EXTRA EARLY VARIETY- Es Bodyguard

Bodyguard (422Kb)

Dominator

Dominator (399Kb)

Marco

Marco (411Kb)


NEW EXTRA EARLY VARIETY- Absalson

Absalon (4Mb)
Dualto

Dualto (754Kb)

NEW HIGHEST YIELDING VARIETY- Hobbit

Hobbit (417Kb)

NEW VERY HIGH YIELDING VARIETY- Cathy

Cathy 2016 (410Kb)

NEW VALUE FOR MONEY HIGH YIELD VARIETY- Dutop

Dutop (369Kb)
Varieties For Other Uses
Biogas Varieties 2015

Biogas Seed Options 2015 (585Kb)

Varieties for feeding Beef cattle

Maize for Beef 2015 (296Kb)



Crimping Varieties 2016

Crimping varieties 2016(647Kb)

Grain variety

Sunshinos (453Kb)
Agronomy
Cob Ripeness- Why do I need good cob ripeness?

Cob ripeness 2016 (425Kb)

Maxi Maize 2016 - Best starter fertiliser for maize

Maxi maize 2016 (678Kb)

Slow release foliar nitrogen fertiliser- Efficient 28

Efficient 28 (491Kb)
Seed Dressings 2016 - What are the options?

Seed dressings 2016 (778Kb)

Plastic or Not 2016 - Should I grow under plastic?

Plastic or not? (464Kb)

When to harvest.....

Harvest Guide 2017 (5Mb)
News
Es Aquarel top yielding variety in Clearfield Trials 2017


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Choose varietal resistance against Verticillium or suffer the consequences


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Is Maize set to beat grass for reliability in January's edition of Dairy Farmer
Recent UK weather trends could be working in maize's favour and making it a more reliable forage crop than grass...

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Farmers’ growing confidence in maize as mainstay forage in January's edition of Dairy Farmer
Maize growers are getting more professional in their crop management as yields and area for the crop increase, a new...

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How will maize feed this winter?
Initial analysis of this years maize silage suggests that it may not provide the immediate boost to dairy diets that...

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