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Technical Update

Germains UK Sugar Beet Seed Technical Update

2018-19 Season Technical Update Germains always ensures that the best quality of sugar beet seed is delivered to UK growers and we perform several quality tests to guarantee that the seed is of the highest standard. As a natural product, the shape of incoming raw seed will show variation in both its size and shape. […]

Fruit Logistica

Fruit Logistica 2019

Fruit Logistica 2019 Between 6th to 8th February 2019, Germains’ Horticultural Key Account Managers Hans Renia and Christophe Clement attended Fruit Logistica in Berlin. With more than 85,000 visitors Fruit Logistica is the world’s leading exhibition for live fresh produce marketing, what you see in Berlin, is the future of the fresh produce trade. Fruit […]

Germains Grand Opening

Germains Seed Technology Celebrates Grand Opening of New Gilroy Facilities

Germains Seed Technology held a Grand Opening to celebrate the completion of their new organic automated processing facility and Research and Development Lab in Gilroy. Germains invested over $7 million in the construction of a new 37,500 sq ft certified organic facility. In addition to the new processing operations, Germains also purchased and renovated the […]

Drilling

Germains’ 2018 Grower Engagement Trial Results

Germains continue to back British farming in the UK by involving growers in our trials programme. As Germains further invests in the research and development of new products to delivery higher yield to the UK industry we ask growers to test this products in real life field conditions. The programme allows us to obtain valuable […]

Germains Sponsors The BBRO Drill Operator Training Days

Earlier this month, the Germains UK Sugar Beet team sponsored and attended the British Beet Research Organisation’s (BBRO) first Drill Operator Training day of the 2018-19 season. This is the fourth year that Germains has sponsored the sessions, which provide a fantastic guide to achieving optimum drilling performance, both for the drill and its operator. About […]

Victoria Lawrence

Victoria Lawrence Joins Germains Seed Technology as Managing Director

Germains Seed Technology announced that Victoria Lawrence has joined the company as the new Managing Director. In this role, she will lead Germains’ business operations and sales across all key markets and facilities in the UK, Netherlands, Spain and the United States. More About Victoria Lawrence Before joining Germains, Ms. Lawrence spent six years at […]

Seed meets Technology & ESA

Seed Meets Technology 2018 | Visit Germains Innovation Booth

Seed meets Technology has been a big part of Germains events calendar for many years now as it provides exciting opportunities to learn from others in the industry and reach out to new and existing customers. With the event growing year on year it is predicted that the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk, […]

BBRO Open Day Germains Team

BBRO Demonstration Days 2018 | The sun was shining for Sugar Beet

To continue our commitment to British Farming, Germains attended this year’s British Beet Research Organisation’s (BBRO) Demonstration Days at Swanton Morley and Bracebridge Heath on the 3rd and 5th July. Germains Innovation Plots This year’s innovation area focused on the results from Germains’ new product Xbeet® enrich 100 which demonstrates on average a 4.3% yield […]

Germains at Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday | Building homes for Ladybirds

Germains are proud to be attending this year’s Open Farm Sunday on the 9th and 10th June at Park Farm, Thorney and Top Farm, Holbeach Hurn. These days are a great opportunity to teach both children and adults about our technologies and the importance of ladybirds to sugar beet crops. More About Open Farm Sunday […]