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Bright Seeds HQ Case Study – Dean Lane Farm

Bright Seeds HQ Case Study – Dean Lane Farm

When Bright Seeds took on Dean Lane Farm in March 2020, our vision was clear. We wanted to create a high-quality working environment to ensure we continue to supply our products efficiently, whilst enabling us to adapt to an ever-changing industry. We used some of the...

End of Season Advice – How to Retain Moisture in Your Soil

End of Season Advice – How to Retain Moisture in Your Soil

The life of those running and managing shoots can sometimes feel like a never-ending carousel. Albeit an enjoyable (and often frustrating) one. So, with the curtains closing on yet another shooting season, it is already time to start thinking about how we can best...

Winter Feeding with Maize

Winter Feeding with Maize

With less game birds on the ground - for well documented reasons - Marc Bull looks at why feeding maize through the winter is essential this year – whilst also giving some advice on windbreaks and supplementary feeding… As we are well aware, it’s an expensive time to...

ELMS: Uncertainty for Farmers at the Wrong Time

ELMS: Uncertainty for Farmers at the Wrong Time

In the current climate – both environmental and political – the uncertainty that surrounds our farmers is unenviable to say the least. A cost-of-living crisis and sky-high inflation has followed one of the hottest, driest summers since records began – with the...

Bright Seeds Open Day 2022

Bright Seeds Open Day 2022

Earlier this month, on Wednesday 7th September, we hosted our annual open day. Following the pandemic and the limitations it presented, this was our first real opportunity to open up our new site at Dean Lane Farm. Dean Lane Farm is unlike any premises that we’ve ever...

Gamecover & Extreme Weather Patterns: What Can Be Done?

Gamecover & Extreme Weather Patterns: What Can Be Done?

There can be no doubt that we are seeing a substantial and noticeable shift in weather patterns – whether it be extreme heat, drought and wildfires, or extreme cold and flooding. So, in our latest blog, Arthur Barraclough discusses the potential changes growers can...

Meet The Team – Five Products, Five Advisors

Meet The Team – Five Products, Five Advisors

In the first of a new series of blogs, we thought it would be a good idea for our readers to get to meet the Bright Seeds team a little more – and find out what they think, and what they like, about some of our best-selling products. As well as answering questions...

Cover Crop Case Study: Brian Rice Farms Shoot

Cover Crop Case Study: Brian Rice Farms Shoot

As rewarding as it is, putting a gamecover strategy together for shoots is not entirely straight forward. Considerations need to be made for the differing soil types across the country, the variety of areas and habitats across a single shoot, what was planted...

What is Wild-Bird Shoot Habitat?

What is Wild-Bird Shoot Habitat?

Over the last few years, there has been a noticeable increase in the popularity of wild-bird shoots. Much of this can be traced to the environmental schemes that are now in place, which undoubtedly work in unison with how a successful wild-bird shoot habitat is...