Sugar Beet

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. […]

Germains’ EU Sugar Beet Portfolio Management

ANNOUNCEMENT: Changes to Germains’ EU Sugar Beet Portfolio Management As you are aware, Tess Seymour will be moving on to a new role outside of Germains, and will leave the organisation at the end of January. Germains are pleased to announce that Richard Nicholls will take on responsibility for the Germains EU sugar beet portfolio. […]

Sugar Industry Programme

NFU Sugar Industry Programme tour of Germains

On the 23rd November 2018 Germains were pleased to host the opening event for the 2019 NFU Sugar Industry Programme (SIP) at our sugar beet Priming, Pelleting, Filmcoating and R&D facilities in King’s Lynn Norfolk. About the NFU Sugar Industry Programme The SIP is now in its ninth year and offers young growers and industry […]

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 […]

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 […]

ESTA

Always Delivering the Highest Quality Seed Technology

Quality is a key pillar in Germains Seed Technology’s processes. We pride ourselves on producing top quality Sugar Beet and Horticultural seed treatments to the highest industry standards for our stakeholders. Five years ago, Germains became the first seed technology company to become ESTA (European Seed Treatment Assurance) accredited in the UK, supporting our drive […]

Seed Priming

Seed Priming Technology & Storability at Germains Seed Technology

Germains is dedicated to delivering industry-leading seed treatments that provide value added solutions for Sugar Beet. Seed Priming technology is one of Germains’ key technology platforms available for Sugar Beet seed, but what exactly is seed priming and what are its benefits? Seed Priming Technology: The Process In Sugar Beet, establishing high and uniform final plant […]

Drill Operator Training

Germains Supports BBRO Drill Operator Training

Germains are proud to be sponsoring this year’s BBRO (British Beet Research Organisation) Drill Operator Training Days. There are two sessions available for Sugar Beet drill operators and contractors on Tuesday 30th in Bexwell, Downham Market and Wednesday 31st January in Riseholme, Lincolnshire. The days are a great opportunity to learn more about various drill […]