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Celebrating our success at European Events | SMT & ESA

This autumn, our European Commercial Team participated in two key events: Seed meets Technology and European Seed Associations (ESA) Annual Meeting. Seed meets Technology, held in the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk, The Netherlands, and ESAs Annual Meeting, in Riga, Latvia are essential events for meeting new contacts and promoting Germains products. The […]

2017 Grower Enagement Trials

Germains’ 2017 Grower Engagement Trials Results

For over 50 years, Germains have been delivering innovative sugar beet seed treatments to support the UK Sugar Beet industry. Today, Germains continue to invest in the research and development of pioneering products designed to deliver higher yields, and demonstrated through our Grower Engagement Trials programme. These trials give UK growers the opportunity to sample […]

Meet us there! European Seed Association Annual Meeting 2017!

We invite you to visit us at Booth 10 or schedule a meeting with  us at Trading Table 32 at the European Seed Association (ESA) Annual Meeting in Riga, Latvia, 8th to 10th October! Products to be featured at European Seed Association Annual Meeting Our Commercial Team Richard Nicholls, Hans Renia, Christophe Clement and Andrew […]

Backing British Farming

Germains Continues to Back British Farming

For over 50 years, Germains have been committed to maximising the potential of sugar beet seed with its innovative seed technologies to enhance UK growers’ yield. Recognising the multiple challenges facing UK growers, from environmental to an increased global market competition, Germains is passionate about backing British farming. In addition to delivering more transparent business […]

Seed Meets Technology

Visit and Connect with us at Seed Meets Technology 2017

Visit and connect with us at Seed meets Technology September 26th – 28th 2017 Germains will once again have a major presence at Seed meets Technology. Held once more in the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk and with more than 40 companies from the Netherlands and across the globe exhibiting, there will be […]

BBRO

2017 BBRO Success

On the 4th and 6th July, Germains attended the 2017 British Beet Research Organisation’s (BBRO) Demonstration Days at Bracebridge Heath and Morley. Passionate about backing British farming, the days were a fantastic opportunity for Germains to showcase new products in the development pipeline to further support UK sugar beet yield. Innovation Plots at the BBRO […]

Spinach seed priming boosts Danish seed production

The small country of Denmark is a big player in the area of global seed production. Around 5000 highly skilled Danish growers produce more than 40 % of the EU’s total production of grass and horticultural seeds for  crops including (but not limited to) spinach, cabbage, herbs, chrysanthemum and flowers.  The growers in Denmark benefit […]

Growth Rooms

Introducing Germains Seed Technology’s Growth Rooms

Germains is passionate about investing in research to support the development of innovative seed technologies that make sugar beet production more efficient and further enhance British sugar beet yields. As part of this commitment, Germains have invested in two growth rooms at the Riverside glasshouse, adjacent to British Sugar’s factory located in Wissington, UK. The building of […]

Students Visit Germains

Wageningen Students Visit Germains Research & Development Team

On Thursday the 13th of July, 30 plant sciences students from Wageningen University visited Germains R&D department in the UK. This was part of a study trip organised by Semper Florens, the study association of plant sciences, biotechnology and organic agriculture at Wageningen University and research. The trip also included visits to other local companies […]

Kids Country

Kids Country Food & Farming Day

On 30th June, in support of Back British Farming, Germains attended the Kids Country Food & Farming Day at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. This year’s event entertained over 7,000 school children from 69 different schools. Children from across seven counties came together to learn about where their food comes from, the importance of […]