Working closely with end buyers and Processors & Growers Research Organisation(PGRO) Harlow Agricultural Merchants (HAM) have investigated and developed several niche markets within the pulse arena and taken through to commercial success.
Offering 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.
HAM 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.
Spring Beans Varieties
Lynx is top of the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a consistently high yielding variety with very high Downy mildew resistance and high standing power.
Vertigo is on the PGRO Descriptive List of Spring Beans for 2022. It is a high yielding variety with high standing power and good Downy mildew resistance.
Spring Pea Varieties
Manager (White Pea)
Manager is a medium maturing variety with good standing ability at harvest 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.