Seed technology

Germains’ European Commercial Manager Horticulture

Germains are pleased to announce that Bart van der Linden will take on responsibility for the Germains European Commercial Manager role. Bart brings with him more than 20 years of sales and business development experience working in a variety of roles across a number of agricultural sectors. He has most recently been working with a […]

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. […]

Seed meets Technology

Celebrating Seed meets Technology

This Autumn, our European Commercial team participated at Seed meets Technology: Seed meets technology, held in the buildings of the research centre Proeftuin Zwaagdijk (The Netherlands), is an essential event for meeting new contacts and promoting Germains wide range of products. This year it was Germains third year of hosting a booth. The purpose of […]

Fruit Logistica | Berlin 2018

From 7th to 9th February 2018, Germains’ Horticultural Key Account Manager Jolanda Davidse and Commercial Analyst Chiel Reuling attended Fruit Logistica in Berlin, the capital of Germany. More than 80,000 visitors from more than 80 different countries traveled to Berlin to attend the largest international fresh produce trade show in Europe. The 3,100 exhibitors included […]

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 […]

Polyselect 300 Series

Seed Polymer Solutions | polyselect® 300 Series

The polyselect® 300 series is part of Germains’ seed coating polymers collection. Our range of seed polymer is designed to offer rapid and easy clean down between uses, therefore decreasing the impact on production. This polymer is specifically designed for the binding of seed applied treatments such as pesticides and fungicides, requiring medium to high binding […]

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 […]

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 […]