UK Sugar Beet Strip Trials – 2017

Germains is committed to developing innovative new seed technologies that maximise the potential of sugar beet seed and optimise yield. Dedicated to backing British sugar beet farming, Germains’ UK R&D department have developed a range of new technologies that are currently in UK field trial sites with the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO), Armstrong Fisher […]

Trials for Testing New Seed Treatments

Article Provided by Jordan Long Lead Sugar Beet Scientist Germains is committed to delivering innovative seed technologies to the UK’s Sugar Beet Industry. An integral part of what we do is testing new treatments in UK fields to demonstrate the benefit of our seed enhancement products to the UK industry. In partnership with Armstrong Fisher […]

Seed Polymers | polyselect® 500 Shine Series

Germains 145 years of experience in the seed industry has enabled us to develop industry leading seed treatments that are a bespoke solution for customers who wish to treat their seed in house. The 500 Shine seed is one of the coatings available in the polyselect® 500 Series, alongside the Sparkle and Matt finishes. As […]

Meet With Us! 2017 ISF World Seed Congress

The International Seed Federation (ISF) is widely regarded as the voice of the global seed industry, and therefore, the ISF World Seed Congress is one of the most significant annual meetings on the calendar of international seed professionals. About ISF World Seed Congress Annual Conference For many years, Germains has attended this event and we […]

Germains Aalten Location Welcomes Ctgb Delegation

On 2 February a group of eight scientists of the Ctgb (Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides) in the Netherlands made a visit to the Germains production facility in Aalten.  The group consisted of scientists from different disciplines interested to learn more about the different methods for seed treatments. About the […]

Seed Polymer Solutions | polyselect® 500 Matt Series

The 500 Matt series is part of Germains polyselect® seed polymers range. When applied to the seed the Matt Series provides a smooth, high quality finish which in combination with bright colours, allows the seed to stand out from others. polyselect® seed polymer range | 500 Matt Series Alongside dust reduction, even distribution of agrochemicals […]

Rachel Leach Appointed as Business Director of Europe

Germains Seed Technology is pleased to announce that Rachel Leach has joined the company as the new Business Director for Europe. In this role, she will lead Germains’ European Business including  sales across all key European markets and facilities in the UK, Netherlands and Spain. Ms. Leach previously served as Director of Procurement and International […]

Seed Polymers | polyselect® 500 Sparkle Series

Germains’ polyselect® seed polymers offer a flexible seed treatment that caters to our customer’s specific needs.  Our 145 years of experience in the seed industry has enabled us to develop industry leading seed treatments that are a bespoke solution for customers who wish to treat their seed in house. The key benefits of using the […]

NFU Sugar Industry Programme Visits Germains

On the 17th November, Germains welcomed this year’s National Farmers Union (NFU) Sugar Industry Programme (SIP) participants to tour our factories and R&D facilities in King’s Lynn. About the NFU Sugar Industry Programme The SIP is a training and development programme for  individuals starting out on their career in the UK sugar industry, it was […]


Breedwise Students Visit Germains Aalten Facility

On Thursday 24th November a group of 18 students from Breedwise  visited Germains horticultural facility in Aalten, Netherlands.  The group consisted of seed professionals from 11 different vegetable and flower seed companies, who are attending the organisations biannual seed technology course.  During their visit to Germains, the students listened to a general presentation about the […]