Germains statement on UK Sugar Beet crop emergence

Germains Seed Technology is aware that some UK growers have raised concerns about the emergence of their sugar beet crop, particularly in earlier sown fields. The issues reported to date don’t appear to be restricted to a single seed variety, but the majority seem to be in crops which were drilled before 8th April 2013. […]

Springwood High School Visit

On Wednesday 24th April employees from Germains UK R&D facility opened their doors to 30 A-Level biology students from local school, Springwood Highschool Academy. The students were, introduced to Germains, the work that we undertake, and a tour of the R&D facilities. The students had the opportunity to participate in a variety of hands on […]

Germainiacs support local charity NANSA – Norfolk and Norwich Scope Association

In total the team were able to raise £1502 through generous donations from family, friends, fellow colleagues and the Germains charity matching scheme. Germains were proud to visit the NANSA site in Norwich to present the cheque and meet some of the individuals that the money will go to help.  All of the money raised […]

Germains King’s Lynn “Did something funny for money”

Employees at Germains Seed Technology in King’s Lynn have answered the call to do something funny for money this year. Many of our employees chose to donate money to wear something red, with some choosing to wear fancy dress, meaning that we have had characters from The Wizard of Oz, Star Wars and Little Britain […]

Germains Attend BBRO Conference

As sponsors of the Seed Treatments session, Germains R&D Manager, Eric Paterson highlighted the strong well-balanced research programme provided by Germains to meet the needs of the UK Sugar Industry. Focussing on key seed treatment categories; physiological , protection and handling improvement; he outlined the priming process exemplified in products such as Advantage, Xbeet and […]

Come and see us at ASTA!

Germains are pleased to be attending and exhibiting at the 52nd ASTA (American Seed Trade Association)  Vegetable and Flower Conference from the 26th – 29th January 2013 in Scottsdale USA. Visit us at trading table R65 to hear about our latest developments. The Germains Horticulture Team look forward to seeing you there.

Xbeet® plus – A born performer in the field

Germains Seed Technology has announced the launch of Xbeet® plus, exclusively available to the UK Sugar Industry for the 2013 season. Xbeet plus is a born performer in the field; optimising synergies with the innovative priming technology, Xbeet, to create an enhanced primed sugar beet seed pellet. The pellet has been the most trusted companion of […]

Six Sigma success for Germains employees

Chris Dale has been awarded Black Belt for his project on optimising the sugar beet pelleting process. The project resulted in being able to run the pelleting machines semi automatically. Agnieszka Szkurlat has also been awarded her Green Belt  for work on improving the sugar beet filmcoating process. Both of these projects have resulted in […]