The Recommended Grass and Clover List allows farmers to make choices on the most appropriate grass and clover seeds for their farms based on reliable, independent data.
Historically the trials to gather this data have been funded through a voluntary levy collected from seed merchants based on retail sales. Problems with achieving the desired amount of funding led to an agreement with HCC and AHDB to provide funding to allow the List to continue. As a result of this a complete review of the system and where the trials take place has been undertaken and through the commitment of HCC and AHDB a dedicated booklet is produced annually with information on the current listed varieties.
The latest Recommended Grass and Clover List can be found here.
Further details of the Recommended lists are hosted – the link is below.