Seminis Lettuce Seeds Confirmed as Resistant to new Downy Mildew Bremia Race

We are delighted to confirm that at least four of the iceberg varieties in our current commercial portfolio are confirmed as resistant to the recently announced new Downy Mildew Bremia Race Bl: 36EU. 

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New account manager joins Agility Agriculture

We are delighted to announce that Tom Mutter has joined us as Account Manager for the north of England and Scotland.  Tom brings a wealth of account management and business development experience,  having previously worked in the fresh produce industry across Europe for a major packaging supplier.
 

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SV1446SD sweetcorn is impressing UK growers with its ‘super sweet’ taste and excellent lodging tolerance.

We are delighted with the feedback that we have received on the new Seminis sweetcorn SV1446SD.  Its super sweet taste make this an extremely attractive proposition to the consumer.  Growers are also delighted with its field performance.  This variety has excellent lodging resistance and with cobs at around 60cm high on the stem it is well suited to machine and hand picking.  This 2nd early variety at 75-77 days allows maximum flexibility with the opportunity to extend the season and give continuity of production in the early to main season transition.  For more product information click here or call us on +44 (0)2380 454676.
 

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AGILITY AGRICULTURE FORMALISE AGREEMENT FOR DISTRIBUTION OF TAKII SEED IN THE UK AND REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

We are delighted to share the news that Agility Agriculture has formalised an agreement with Takii Europe for the distribution of seed in the UK and Republic of Ireland.  This agreement is with immediate effect and will allow us to offer our customers even more product and variety choice than before.
 

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The International Spinach Open Day

The International Spinach Open Day at the end of September took place at the Seminis demonstration site at Wageningen. This provided a fantastic platform showcasing the current commercial portfolio alongside future pipeline varieties.

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Seminis Lettuce Seeds Confirmed as Resistant to new Downy Mildew Bremia Races Announced

A press release was made on 2nd July 2018 by the International Bremia Evaluation Board for the EU (IBEB-EU) stating that it “has evaluated hundreds of Bremia isolates found in Eurpean lettuce in 2016 and 2017.”
 

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Agility Agriculture attending BCGA field trials day on Thursday 5th October

Agility Agriculture look forward to seeing customers old and new at this year’s British Carrot Growers’ Association (BCGA) field trials day, where we will be exhibiting the latest carrot varieties in the Seminis portfolio.

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Join us at the NIAB Leafy Salads Open Day, 22nd June 2017.

Agility Agriculture will be present at the NIAB Leafy Salads Open Day, to be hosted by G’s Fresh, Cambridgeshire.

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New race of Bremia in Lettuce, BI: 33EU identified and denominated in Europe

A press release was made on 1st May 2017 by the International Bremia Evaluation Board for the EU (IBEB-EU) stating that it “….has evaluated all Bremia races found in 2016 and earlier. Once again, many outbreaks of Bremia were caused by Bremia races with only local importance. However, one race spread in most European countries and IBEB-EU decided to denominate this isolate as the new race BI: 33EU. The Board emphasizes the importance of chemical control and hygiene measures in addition to the use of resistant varieties to prevent the development of new races.”

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Visit us at the Brassica and Leafy Salads Conference

Visit us at the 2017 Brassica and Leafy Salads Conference!

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Positive feedback from industry partners and exciting variety news at the British Carrots Field Trials Day

We were delighted to attend the British Carrots Field Trials day on Thursday 6th October, hosted by Hobson Farming at Scampston Estate. 
 

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Agility Agriculture attending BCGA field trials day on Thursday 6th October

Agility Agriculture look forward to seeing customers old and new at this year’s British Carrot Growers’ Association (BCGA) field trials day, where we will be exhibiting the latest carrot varieties in the Seminis portfolio.

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Continuity the focus as Agility Agriculture takes on Seminis seed distribution

Agility Agriculture has been appointed as exclusive distributor for more than half of Monsanto’s Seminis branded vegetable seed products in the UK & Ireland.

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