Drummonds Seeds

Drogheda Seed Assembly Plant, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

One of Irelands Premier seed assemblers, importers and distributers of a wide range of agricultural and amenity Seeds.

  • Drummonds specialise in
  • Our seed production plant is situated at our Drogheda branch in Co. Louth
  • Drummonds have their own independent trial site in Drogheda to evaluate new varieties of all crops
  • Drummonds also work closely with the Department of Agriculture,food and the Marine with potential seed varieties.
  • Varieties are screened for suitability to our local conditions while technical data is recorded to aid our customers to achieve top yields through best agronomic practices.
  • Range of speciality seed dressings available on request, from fungicide and trace element to plant growth enhancers.
  • Seed grown with specially selected growers to ensure top quality seed production

    certified cereal seed production 

“Drummonds GOLDEN ACRES certified seed delivers Quality, Yield and Profit”

Cereal Seed

Drummonds produce a full range of certified cereal seed from Irish recommended list and hand-picked locally trialled varieties from Europe.

  • Winter wheat
  • Winter barley
  • Winter Oats
  • Spring Barley
  • Spring Wheat
  • Spring Oats


Oilseed Rape

  • Drummonds have been to the fore in developing Oilseed rape production in Ireland since the early 1980s.
  • We trial all varieties to find what suits our climate and locality.
  • Close ties with Pioneer and Monsanto with access to all the newest varieties.
  • Excellent crop rotation benefits
  • Long established markets available for our oilseed customers.


Pulses

  • Big interest with new “greening” proposals
  • Valuable crop rotation benefits
  • Drummonds assemble Winter and Spring Bean and Spring Pea seed.
  • Active buyer of both crops with a market available through our sister company Liffey Mills who produce toasted feed ingredients for inclusion in feed rations.

Drummonds Trials

  • Only Independent Merchant in Ireland with dedicated trial site
  • Fully replicated trials.
  • Focus on all aspects of tillage farming, cultivations, establishment techniques, precision farming.
  • Comprehensive trials in Cereal, Oilseed and Pulse production.
  • Variety trials, 150 cereal varieties 25 OSR varieties annually
  • Seed treatments
  • Seeding rates
  • Crop nutrition
  • Fungicide and Herbicide evaluation trials
  • DAFM, Teagasc and HGCA multisite trial data form the basis of our Agronomy service.
  • Our Agronomy team are constantly upskilling in new husbandry technology.
  • All Agronomic advice is based on comprehensive research from our interaction of agronomy inputs trials programme, helping to give a “solutions approach” rather than a “product approach”
  • Trial site used for information evenings and open days throughout the year

Growers are always welcome to visit our trial site, this can be arranged by contacting any of the staff at the our Drogheda office.

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