Working closely with end buyers, processors and PGRO Harlow Agricultural Merchants have investigated and developed several niche markets within the pulse arena and taken through to commercial success.
Processors & Growers Research Organisation (PGRO)We offer attractive buy-back contracts for all pea types (Yellow/Whites, Large Blues, small Blues and Marrowfats), finding a contract specification that suits the grower and is realistic about what the grower can achieve.
We trade feed beans for the domestic and export markets while human consumption beans for export (both spring and winter) are placed into a number of homes with consideration given to the specification required.
Pulse trading requires attention to detail and HAM’s motto “small enough to care, big enough to serve” encompasses what is required to find the best home at the best price for any parcel of beans or peas.
Tundra 8% Higher Yielding than the market leading, pale skin with pale hilum. Good standing power with moderately short straw and relatively early maturing.
Wizard is a winter bean variety with High yield, short, stiff strawed and good disease resistance. Suitable for the export market.
Spring Beans Varieties
Lynx is ‘Fully Recommended’ on the PGRO Recommended List of Spring Beans for 2018. It is the highest yielding spring bean variety combined with the highest downy mildew resistance, high standing power, with a pale hilum and good TGW as required by export markets.
Vertigo is ’Fully Recommended’ on the PGRO Recommended List of Spring Beans for 2018. It is the highest yielding spring bean variety combined with early ripening, good standing power, with a pale hilum and high TGW as required by export markets.
Fanfare is ‘Fully Recommended’ on the PGRO Recommended List of Spring Beans for 2018. It is a high yielding spring bean variety with early ripening, good standing power, with a pale hilum and high TGW as required by export markets.
Spring Pea Varieties
Manager (White Pea)
Manageris a new addition to the recommended list for 2018. It is a medium maturing variety with good standing ability at harvest and good resistance to downy mildew.
Mascara (White Pea)
Mascara is an outstanding performer spring pea with excellent agronomic characters and good resistance to downy mildew.
Vertix (Large Blue Pea)
Vertix as a new addition to the PGRO recommend list in 2017. It is one of the later maturing varieties it has good agronomic characters and a 7 for downy mildew.
Prophet (Large Blue pea)
Prophet with high yield potential, Has good standing power, long straw and excellent resistance to Downy Mildew.
Sakura (Marrowfat Pea)
Sakura is one of the heist yielding marrowfat peas, medium for maturity and again medium height variety. Please contact Chris Collings about contracts.