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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 […]

The role of seed technologies in sugar beet growing past, present and future

The quest to improve seed quality. The arrival of genetic monogerm seed made planting to a stand a more viable and cost effective alternative to planting multigerm and manual thinning or precision monogerm. However this stimulated the need to ensure each seed station has a healthy plant in it, as any missing plants would have […]

Please Welcome Handell Larco as Key Account Manager, North America Horticulture

Germains Seed Technology, North America, welcomes Handell Larco as Key Account Manager. Handell brings over 15 years of experience working with vegetable and berry industries throughout California, Arizona, and the Pacific North West. He holds an MSc in Horticulture and an MBA from Oregon State University.  While at Driscoll’s, Handell was involved with the supply […]

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 […]