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Premium Crops strengthens agronomy stable - AgriTrade News 11th December 2020

Premium Crops, the specialty crops subsidiary of Cefetra, has appointed Fraser Hill as a trainee company agronomist. He will work alongside the two existing company agronomists Hannah Foxall and Lorna Evans.


Hannah Foxall, Premium Crops’ most experienced company agronomist. “Fraser’s appointment illustrates Premium Crops commitment to our growers and UK agriculture as a whole,” she says. “Our aim is always to improve the returns that our growers can achieve, not just through improved yield and quality but also through the careful management of crop inputs to provide greater efficiency and maximum returns. Fraser has already successfully completed the Fodder and Oilseeds Crop Inspecting Course, so he’ll be out and about this year checking the quality of our seed production crops.”

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UK winter linseed area set for huge growth - Farmers Guardian 13th Oct 2020

The UK’s winter linseed area is set to more than double on last year as growers look to alternative break crops to oilseed rape. In 2019/20 the winter linseed area sat at 7,000-8,000 hectares nationally, according to managing director of Premium Crops, Andrew Probert. He predicts the 2020/21 area will be at least 20,000ha.

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