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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™ precise 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spray Techniques for Sugarbeet Leafspot Control

Best Spray Techniques for Sugarbeet Leafspot Control

Spray equipment has become an essential tool for farms today. Sugarbeet producers may apply eight or more applications of materials to a single crop. Proper setup and operation of sprayers is critical for effective disease, weed control, and nutrient applications. Michigan Sugar Company recently completed a series of four sprayer clinics for growers and agribusiness. […]

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 […]