R&D

Drilling

Germains’ 2018 Grower Engagement Trial Results

Germains continue to back British farming in the UK by involving growers in our trials programme. As Germains further invests in the research and development of new products to delivery higher yield to the UK industry we ask growers to test this products in real life field conditions. The programme allows us to obtain valuable […]

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 […]

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 […]

Seed meets Technology & ESA

Celebrating our success | Seed meets Technology & ESA

This autumn, our European Commercial Team participated in two key events: Seed meets Technology and European Seed Associations (ESA) Annual Meeting. Seed meets Technology, held in the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk, The Netherlands, and ESAs Annual Meeting, in Riga, Latvia are essential events for meeting new contacts and promoting Germains products.The purposes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students Visit Germains

Wageningen Students Visit Germains R&D Team

On Thursday the 13th of July, 30 plant sciences students from Wageningen University visited Germains Research and Development team 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 […]

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 […]