Links

Below are some links to organisations with whom we work, and may be useful to you as a resource for further information.  Click on the organisation's logo to go through to their website.  Field Options are not responsible for the content of external websites

 

BGS is a membership organisation which acts as a communication forum, through events and publications, for the profitable and sustainable use of grass and forage.

BSPB promotes the interests of UK plant breeders on technical, regulatory and intellectual property matters at a national and international level. The Society aims to promote innovation in plant breeding by ensuring its members can operate in a proportionate, commercially relevant and cost-effective framework of regulation. BSPB organises a broad programme of statutory and commercial variety trials on behalf of its members.

 

DairyCo is a levy-funded, not-for-profit organisation working on behalf of Britain's dairy farmers. Their remit is to solve 'market failure' in the dairy industry - to tackle issues not currently being dealt with sufficiently to meet the needs of the industry.

EBLEX is the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England.
It exists to enhance the profitability and sustainability of the English beef and lamb sector.

The Herbage Varieties Guide is the definitive guide to the best varieties for herbage seed mixtures for use in England & Wales. Better varieties and variety data mean better mixtures for farmers. Better mixtures mean better productivity from grassland and profitability in meat and milk production.

HGCA is the cereals and oilseeds division of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) . HGCA aims to deliver a world class arable industry through independence, innovation and investment.

Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is the organisation responsible for the development, promotion and marketing of Welsh red meat. They work with all sectors of the Welsh red meat industry - from the farmers through to the retailers, to develop the industry itself as well as develop profitable markets for Welsh Lamb, Welsh Beef and pork from Wales

The Maize Growers Association was formed in 1988 by a group of farmers who identified a need for research and development of the maize crop to improve farm business profits.The MGA is independently run 'by growers for growers'. Their farmer led R&D committees commission research on maize and wholecrop agronomy, nutrition and environmental issues.

The Pasture Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) was formed in order to champion the virtues of pasture and to provide a distinct identity for livestock systems that are based purely and simply upon pasture.
PGRO is a non statutory levy body which promotes and carries out applied crop research and development and is the UK’s centre of excellence for peas and beans.