Cates Grain & Seed Ltd is a cereal, pulse and pasture seed production specialist company, based in Ashburton, New Zealand.
We are suppliers to both the local New Zealand market and exporters worldwide of all pasture seeds (ryegrass,clover and brassicas) grains (barley, wheat, oats), pulses (whole and split peas, whole and split lentils and pea flour).
We are also stockists of all major agrichemicals and specialise in on farm service and crop husbandry.
Cates Grain & Seed is a leader in grain brokerage for customers all over New Zealand. We buy and sell on behalf a wide range of grains for the milling and the feed industries and are ideally situated to supply domestic grain to the North Island with our rail storage, weighing and loading facility on site in Ashburton.
Cates Grain & Seed secures a large quantity of wheat for the flour mills in both the North and South Island. This is done primarily through forward grain contracts but also on the free market. Wheat is also supplied to both Islands for the feed trade, whether it is for poultry or to make dog biscuits.
Cates Grain & Seed Ltd is a major supplier of barley that is used in the processing of stock food by companies such as Golden Stock Foods Ltd or alternatively for use by stock farmers who make their own feeds.
We maintain a strong relationship with the horse breeders and trainers of New Zealand and supply a sizeable quantity of high quality whole oats and chaff to them each year.
We specialise in seed production for both local use and export.
* Grain and Seed Merchants
Our range of services include the following :
Small Seed Brokering
On Site Crop Advice