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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Open Farm Sunday 2018

Germains Backing British Farming at Open Farm Sunday

On the weekend of 10th June, 358 farms up and down the UK opened their gates to the public for LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) Open Farm Sunday. Germains were proud to support this event at Park Farm, Thorney which received over 12,500 visitors across the weekend and Worth Farms, Holbeach which has 2,300 hectares […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Germains at Open Farm Sunday

Germains at LEAF’s Open Farm Sunday!

Germains was proud to support LEAF’s Open Farm Sunday at Oldershaws of Molton on Sunday 11th June. Germains has become a prominent supporter of agriculture events that engage the UK’s future farmers, who are essentially the country’s children. More About LEAF’s Open Farm Sunday Event In order for the UK’s agriculture to move to self-sufficiency, Germains […]