DSV is a breeding company which has been operating in the UK for more than 40 years. The company breeds and sells many different agricultural crops including oilseed rape, winter wheat, barley, grasses, maize, wildflowers and lupins. DSV UK is based at Wardington near Banbury where its marketing and breeding teams are situated. The company also hosts winter wheat National List trials at this site.
DSV UK is a subsidiary of a German company known as DSV Saatveredelung which is an international plant breeding company. For 100 years the company has focused on breeding, production and sales of agricultural and amenity crops.
1,500 farms produce premium-quality, single-variety seed for DSV. The company as a whole sells 51,000 tonnes of seed a year. To do this the company relies on a 600-strong national and international workforce.
DSV has subsidiaries in Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Argentina and the Ukraine and maintains a global presence through our shareholdings, marketing organisations and partners around the world.
DSV UK’s breeding station is located in North Oxfordshire where Septoria pressure is high and disease resistance has always been a high priority for the breeding programme.
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