Celebrating Seed Meets Technology

This year, the seventh edition of Seed Meets Technology took place from 28th to 30th September and was held in the buildings of the Research Centre Vertify in Zwaagdijk (The Netherlands). Our European Commercial and Research team hosted the Germains exhibition stand enjoying being back at live events and also celebrating the companies 150th anniversary. […]

Euroseeds Prague 2021

We are excited to be attending live events this Autumn and look forward to meeting visitors at the forthcoming ESA Euroseeds Congress, held in Prague on the 18th, 19th, and 20th October. Visit our Booth no #19 or for appointments at our trading table, please pre book through The commercial team looks forward to […]

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Germains Seed Technology Celebrates 150 Years of Innovative Seed Solutions

Before there was Rolls-Royce, Marks & Spencer, or Typhoo Tea, there was Germain’s Fruit and Produce Company—a business that has adapted and persevered to celebrate its milestone 150th anniversary in 2021. Although the company now known as Germains Seed Technology has changed considerably since it was founded by Eugene Germain in 1871, it continues to […]

Introducing Germains’ new Key Account Manager: Arnoud Wikkerink

Germains Seed Technology is pleased to announce the latest addition to our European Commercial Team for horticulture: Key Account Manager Arnoud Wikkerink. Having worked for Germains for twelve and a half years, Arnoud has in-depth experience in the agriculture and seed business. In his recent role as Customer Service Manager in Aalten Netherlands, Arnoud worked […]

US Sugar Beet harvest update

With five processing facilities and four R&D labs, we deliver seed treatment solutions and services that meet region-specific needs throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, United State, Canada, Mexico, and beyond. This month we want to share some insights about our Sugar beet harvest in the US In contrast to the UK […]

Part 2: Ways we test new sugar beet seed treatments

Following on from the screening and laboratory testing featured in part 1 of this feature. The R&D team now explain ways they test new sugar beet seed treatments in controlled environments and field trials. Ways we test new sugar beet seed treatments Growth rooms When measuring plants, you need to make sure you measure enough […]

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 […]