Apr 23, 2020 | Market Reports
What a strange and memorable year 2020 is shaping up to be. Since the turn of the year we have seen a new threat to our modern lifestyles, in Covid -19. The spread and effect of this new virus has been alarming and unprecedented with many commentators looking to...
The last 2 weeks of March and the 1st week of April have seen a change in the seasonal calendar with warmer drier weather allowing hard pressed farmers to focus on planting spring crops and feeding winter crops. It is amazing at this time of year how a sickly looking...
The last month markets have been in turmoil as the Corona Virus or Covid 19 has burst onto the scene. The rapid spread and governments inability to control the virus has unsettled financial markets. Initially we saw the “hot money “ flee stocks and shares, this was...
Scotgrain’s General Manager Owen Southwood has just returned from a trip to Calagary, Alberta where he was visiting Canada Malting, a sister company of Scotgrain Agriculture as part of the United Malt family. The trip allowed Owen to share some of the experiences of...
The 2019 Scotgrain Golf Tournament took place at Brechin Golf Club, with about 20 farmers taking to the fairways along with some of the Scotgrain team. Findlay Russell of Drummietermont Farm took the winners prize on the day, with Graeme Carnegie and Ross Hume coming...
Diablo bring harvested in Stonehaven. A high yielding spring barley with excellent characteristics for malting.
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Sluie Estates in Banchory taking advantage of good conditions this week for combining spring barley. All our intakes have been flat out taking in high quality malting barley right across Scotland this week #scotgrain #growinginscotland #harvest21 ... See MoreSee Less
Calling all combines!
We'll be on the road collecting some images and content for our marketing over the next few days. If you still have barley to cut, we'd love to hear from you. Particularly so if you have an iconic view!
We'll be in around the Highlands/Grampian, but we'll go where the combines are in action.
Let us know by tagging your farm/friends in the comments.
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KWS Sassy going from strength to strength.A big cheers for Sassy!🥃🥃
"Malt 2.0 is the first new malt to be produced from the Sassy barley variety, a new variety that has shown great promise as a preferred barley variety for future harvests."
Read more here: www.craftbrewingbusiness.com/news/the-uks-bairds-malt-releases-malt-2-0-produced-from-the-new-sas...
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We've had more glorious harvest weather in Scotland this week (but rain today) enabling good progress. This is Diablo Spring Barley being cut in Stonehaven - a consistently performing high yielding variety with excellent grain quality for malting #scotgrain #growinginscotland
It has been another very warm day across parts of the UK with Charterhall in Scotland reaching 28.6 °C so far
This makes it the warmest September day in Scotland since 1906 when Gordon Castle in Moray reached 32.2 °C
Some more glorious weather today for #Harvest2021
This is Brioni - our speciality High DP barley being cut near our Inverness Maltings exclusively for our grain distilling customers 🚜☀️
Crowd gathering to watch spring barley being cut in Banchory. Lovely day for it 🚜☀️#scogtrain #growinginscotland #springbarley #harvest21
It's a hive of activity at our Edinburgh Barley trial plots today. The dry weather has meant we're able to harvest this season's crop 🚜 #Harvest2021 #harvest21 #growinginscotland
Spot the combine 🧐
With the favourable weather it’s been a busy week of harvesting across Scotland with all our intakes taking in high quality malting barley
#scotgrain #growinginscotland #harvest21 #maltingbarley
Aurelia OSR is UK's biggest selling variety - exceptional high yields across all regions and seasons.
Contact your local Scotgrain rep today for seed supply!
Here is Sluie Estates cutting at New Mains Of Ury for Scotgrain #scotgrain #growinginscotland #osr #aurelia
Spring Barley harvest has started now in Scotland. Diablo in Stonehaven enjoying the sunshine and breeze yesterday ☀️🚜 #scotgrain #growinginscotland #farm #harvest21
Superb last couple of weeks in our trial plots across Scotland. Roll on harvest now! 🌾🚜 #scotgrain #growinginscotland #springbarley #trials