Proud Sponsor of Grassland Farmer of the Year

Founded in 1825, Germinal is a forage pioneer, developing innovative grassland varieties for the UK, Irish and New Zealand markets. A sixth-generation company, the family business continues to support farmers with progressive products and leading technical advice.

Germinal is committed to a vision of sustainable food production and works alongside partners to drive a responsible future for agriculture through the development of climate smart products and knowledge share.

Germinal Horizon is our research division with specialist teams across 3 sites including the internationally recognised grassland research centre at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) in Wales. Across two trial sites we focus on real world, on-farm testing to provide additional assurance that Germinal climate smart forage options deliver in real farming conditions.

Successful innovations through our R&D plant breeding include Aber HSG, the award winning, High Sugar Grass scientifically proven to reduce emissions and DoubleRoot, a world first hybrid clover with increased tolerance to cold and drought.

To speak to one of our grass and forage production experts and learn more about Germinal’s climate smart forage solutions, visit: germinal.co.uk or follow @wearegerminal and @GerminalUKAgri via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.