Crop Establishment

Seed Priming

Seed Priming Technology & Storability at Germains Seed Technology

Germains is dedicated to delivering industry-leading seed treatments that provide value added solutions for Sugar Beet. Seed Priming technology is one of Germains’ key technology platforms available for Sugar Beet seed, but what exactly is seed priming and what are its benefits? Seed Priming Technology: The Process In Sugar Beet, establishing high and uniform final plant […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2016 Frontier Open Day - 3D Thinking in Action

Visit us at the 2016 Frontier ‘3D Thinking in Action’ Open Day | 9th June

Frontier is the UK’s leading crop inputs and grain marketing business, recognised for its close customer relationships with farmers and grain consumers and its successful management of the whole arable supply chain. 3D Thinking in action aims to investigate the crop challenges and solutions to support growers in maximising their yields. The open day will […]

BBRO Winter Meeting

British Beet Research Organisation | Winter Technical Updates

From the 2nd to the 5th February Germains attended the winter British Beet Research Organisation’s (BBRO) technical updates at each of the four factory areas in Cambridge (Bury St Edmunds), Norwich (Cantley), Peterborough (Wissington) and Lincoln (Newark). British Beet Research Organisation Technical Update The technical updates offered an exciting insight into the latest research in […]

Drilling flier

Drilling for better establishment

Germains is proud to be supporting the upcoming BBRO operator training course ‘drilling for better establishment’, providing a guide to gaining optimum drill performance. BBRO Operating Training Course Agenda There will be two sessions available for all sugar beet drill operators and contractors, which will be held on Thursday 18th at Holmewood Hall, Peterborough and […]