Ultra Early

Following the extreme conditions of 2012, there is likely to be more interest in this area of the market in subsequent years.  The earliest varieties can be planted in the most marginal of areas, although growers in these areas should consider the alternatives:  


Catch Crop Ryegrass



Arcade has shown impressive stability over recent seasons, it has even done well in Northern Ireland. It performed particularly well in the challenging season of 2015. It consistently produces good starch levels and high ME. Arcade is a well-established variety with good seed production, seed price is competitive. 

Technical Data


  • Good early vigour 
  • Early grain development
  • Reliable yield of high ME
  • Very Stable in 2015
  • Full wrapper leaf cover