Sugar Beet

Sugarbeet Planters

Part 1: How we develop new sugar beet seed treatments

In this two part feature, our lead scientist Jordan Long takes us through the development stages of new sugar beet seed treatments. Germains Seed Technology develops new seed treatments that are scientifically formulated that aim to optimise emergence, provide early growth under a wide range of conditions. All new seed treatments are backed by field […]

Xbeet® enrich 200 more yield in your field

Over the years Germains has developed unique processes to help manage yield fluctuations caused by pests and diseases, helping growers achieve consistent returns from their sugar beet crops. The company’s trusted Xbeet® seed treatments have now raised the bar in terms of evolving the science in crop emergence, early crop development and plant health with […]

2019 BBRO

2019 BBRO Demonstration Days

Germains was proud to attend the 2019 BBRO Demonstration Days in Fotheringhay and Thelveton Estate, Diss on 2nd and 4th July. We are passionate about the UK sugar beet industry and the 2019 BBRO days provide a fantastic opportunity for us to speak with UK growers and discuss the ways in which our products can […]

Celebrate British Farming

Proud to Celebrate British Farming

We are proud to support a host of events that celebrate British farming. Communication is vital in educating both the public and next generation on where their food comes from, how farming supports local communities and exciting technological developments enhancing the industry. Suffolk School Farm and Country Show In April, we attended Suffolk Agricultural Association’s […]

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 […]