Crop Development

ESTA

Always Delivering the Highest Quality Seed Technology

Quality is a key pillar in Germains Seed Technology’s processes. We pride ourselves on producing top quality Sugar Beet and Horticultural seed treatments to the highest industry standards for our stakeholders. Five years ago, Germains became the first seed technology company to become ESTA (European Seed Treatment Assurance) accredited in the UK, supporting our drive […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BBRO Demonstration Days

Dates for the Diary: BBRO Demonstration Days!

Germains will be participating again at this year’s BBRO demonstration days. Come Visit Us at the BBRO Demonstration Days: Tuesday 4th July Bracebridge Heath, Lincolnshire LN5 0AS Thursday 6th July at Morely, Norfolk NR18 9D What is the BBRO? Based at the Norwich Research Park, the BBRO (British Beet Research Organisation) commissions and implements  UK sugar […]