GONZAGUE DE CARRÈRE: THE VIEW FROM MAS SEEDS

GONZAGUE DE CARRÈRE: THE VIEW FROM MAS SEEDS

Renowned international seed company Mas Seeds has been developing and supplying maize to distributors and wholesalers for decades. But its acquisition of Bright Maize in 2018 brought with it a new challenge: selling directly to UK farmers. Gonzague de Carrère is Mas...

EDWARD GERALD STRUTT AND LORD RAYLEIGH’S FARMS

Lord Rayleigh’s Farms is known today as a successful farming and property company based on the Terling Estate, near Chelmsford, in Essex. It takes its name from the Barons Rayleigh, a title created for the Strutt family of Terling Place by George IV in 1821. The third...
MAKING THE MOST OF GRASS

MAKING THE MOST OF GRASS

Why make the most of grass…? First and foremost, it’s a lucrative resource. As Charlie Dolphin writes in the introduction to our new grass seed brochure, grass is ‘the livestock farmer’s most sustainable, cost-effective feed’. There are other reasons too –...
FOOD PRICE INFLATION SET TO CONTINUE

FOOD PRICE INFLATION SET TO CONTINUE

Food inflation hasn’t been going up this quickly for over a decade – and the worst is yet to come. A flurry of recent studies furnish some statistics. Consumer group Which? found that supermarket groceries in February this year were on average 3.14% more...