British Sugar

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. […]

Drilling at Wisbech

New Sugar Beet Seed Treatments Trialed with UK Growers

Germains Seed Technology has been providing sugar beet seed treatments to growers in the United Kingdom since the 1960s. Today, Germains remains committed to developing industry-leading sugar beet technologies, helping growers to achieve a faster and more consistent emergence and ultimately deliver greater yields to support the UK sugar industry. Germains’ innovative R&D department have […]

Emergence trials

Strip Trial Emergence Update | 2016

Emergence counts have been completed at the majority of our strip trial sites that were drilled in late March across the Cantley, Newark, Wissington and Bury St. Edmunds areas. The showery weather that followed drilling has meant that these crops have not lacked moisture. Subsequently, we have seen evidence across the sites of consistent and […]

Drilling at Wisbech

Sugar Beet Strip Trial Update | 2016

In the United Kingdom, British Sugar operates four factories supplied with sugar beets grown from seeds treated with Germains’ seed technologies. Germains innovative R&D department have developed a range of new products and technologies that are currently in developmental and commercial field trials with trialling companies and growers. As part of our grower interaction Germains conducts […]

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Sugar Beet Drilling Event Sponsored by Germains

Germains was proud to sponsor the operator training ‘drilling for better establishment’ sessions organised by the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) this month, providing an excellent guide to obtaining optimum performance for both the drill and its operator. Details about BBRO Sugar Beet Drilling Event The sessions began with an introduction of the importance of […]