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Field Trials Across the US Demonstrating Remarkable Stand Improvement with Ultim-ST

Organic growers cultivating corn, chickpeas, and peas have reason to celebrate as recent field trials in multiple states reveal exceptional results with ultim-ST. Developed as the ultimate solution for combating Pythium spp. and Metalaxyl-Resistant Pythium spp., this non-biological organic fungicide seed treatment has demonstrated remarkable stand improvement and yield potential. 2023 Ultim-ST Field Trial Locations […]

Black rot seed disinfeciton

Black Rot Seed Disinfection is Now Available

Black rot is a seed-borne disease that affects plants in the Brassicaceae family, including vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and kale. The disease is commonly known as black rot but is caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris. This devastating pathogen can survive in infected seeds and plant debris. The first tactic for […]

Jean Paul Geelhoed

Welcoming Jean-Paul Geelhoed as EU Head of Commercial Horticulture

We are pleased to welcome Jean-Paul Geelhoed as our European Head of Commercial Horticulture. As the European Head of Commercial Horticulture and member of Germains’ European Leadership Team, Jean-Paul will manage the Commercial-, Marketing-, and Customer Service, teams. “Jean-Paul has an extensive background in the seed and agriculture industry, having worked for Apeel Sciences, Bayer, […]

Agnieszka Szkurlat Appointed as Business Director for Europe

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Agnieszka Szkulat as the new Business Director for Europe. In this role, she will lead Germains’ European Business, covering all key European markets and facilities in the UK, the Netherlands, and Spain. Ms. Szkurlat is a passionate advocate for always being open to new opportunities. Having spent […]

organic seed disinfection

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 […]

Part 2: Ways we test new sugarbeet seed treatments

Following on from the screening and laboratory testing featured in part 1 of this feature. The R&D team now explain ways they test new sugarbeet seed treatments in controlled environments and field trials. Ways we test new sugarbeet seed treatments Growth rooms When measuring plants, you need to make sure you measure enough plants to […]