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Organic & Conventional Carrot Seed Disinfection Now Available!

Is your carrot crop suffering from seed-borne diseases such as Xanthomonas? Look no further. Germains Seed Technology now offers both a conventional and organic option for carrot seed disinfection. The impact of seed-borne diseases in vegetable crops has long been ignored. Bacteria, viruses, and fungi can be an unsuspected menace within your seed yet have […]

Sunflower Seed Treatments for Today’s Field Challenges

Germains Seed Technology utilizes state-of-the-art processes and research to develop seed treatments for sunflowers and other crops that improve plantability and crop performance. Prosun™ is a seed pellet scientifically formulated for sunflowers. This sunflower seed treatment does not affect germination or emergence. The smooth coating improves the seeds flow through precision air planters resulting in […]

Seed Treatment for Basil

Does your basil crop need protection from Fusarium, Helminthosporium, or Rhizoctonia? Germains Seed Technology now offers Maxim® 4FS as seed treatment for basil to help protect your crop from these fungal diseases upon emergence. Fungicide seed treatment for Basil Maxim® 4FS seed treatment is a broad spectrum non systemic conventional fungicide that offers early-season disease protection […]

Seed Treatments for Hemp

Seed Treatments for Hemp

As the industrial hemp industry continues to develop, Germains Seed Technology is collaborating with seed producers and growers in the development of innovative, value-added seed treatments for hemp. Germains strives to “Maximize Nature’s Potential” with seed treatments for several crops that enhance proper stand establishment that improves crop growth and profitability. In the most recent […]

Cora Heacox

Cora Heacox joins Germains as Senior Sales Coordinator

Germains Seed Technology is pleased to announce the addition of Cora Heacox to the role of Sr Sales Coordinator for the North America Horticulture Commercial Team. Her professional career in the seed industry spans nearly 35 years with extensive experience working with seed companies, growers and seed dealers selling throughout North America and Mexico. Cora Heacox joins Germains team […]

Amalgamated Youth Sugarbeet Program

With roots dating back to 1897, Amalgamated Sugar Company strives to stay on the cutting edge of all things sugar. To ensure future generations will continue to be involved with the industry and to encourage future talent to seek careers in the industry, they offer the Amalgamated Youth Sugarbeet Program. The Amalgamated Youth Sugarbeet Program […]

how to handle treated seed spills

How to Handle Treated Seed Spills?

Seed treatments are an economical way to protect your crops for diseases and pests and improve crop performance. Treated seeds improve crop stands and healthier plants that may result in higher crop yields. However, it is essential to remember that seed spills pose a potential threat to birds and other wildlife if not properly cleaned […]