Supplies – Growers
Founded in 1871 in Los Angeles CA, Germains Seed Technology has been serving the agriculture industry for 145 years. Germains offers industry-leading conventional and organic seed solutions for onions and other vegetable species. Specialize in onion seed priming, pelleting, encrustments, and crop protection filmcoating such; FarMore, Apron, Thiram and Organic biologicals.
Our team of industry experts is here to work in collaboration with you to provide seed treatments that are appropriate for your cultivation practices, disease, and insect pressures. Based in Gilroy, California, Germains works with over 250 seed dealers and breeders throughout North America and Mexico. For more information about our products please visit germains.com.
SGE was founded in 1996, at the kitchen table of Robert and Pam Hinnant of Vidalia, GA.
From these humble beginnings, we have become one of the top produce handling equipment solution providers in North America, with placements ranging from Mexico to Canada and all areas of the U.S., as well as various other foreign countries. Our goal has been to become the premier “best-of-breed” provider of complete, turn-key solutions “from seed to pallet” for Growers, Packers and Shippers all over the world, which we have indeed become.
This means providing solutions for Seed Planting, Caretaker Units, Harvesting Systems, Drying/Storage, Even Flow Hoppers, Cleaners, Finish Toppers, Dust Extraction Systems, Weighing, Bagging/Packing, Robotics/Palletizing and Sizing and Grading lines with the finest visual automation system the world has ever seen, coupled with first-rate, in-house and guaranteed service for all of these solutions, which is delivered with a firm commitment to moral values.
In 2016, the Hinnants brought in Tony Mimbs as Chief Operating Officer, who is tasked with developing expansion plans to add multiple new locations to current locations in Vidalia, GA and Ontario, OR, and to assist SGE in moving to the next level of providing our customers with the best productivity, efficiency and quality improvement solutions offered in today’s market.
Breeder/producer of vegetable and flower seed. Takii’s onion program covers every season, every market, and every type with leading varieties. Along with outstanding genetics, our goal is healthy seeds with high germination and vigor because we want to be sure that every Takii seed adds to our customers’ confidence in us. American Takii’s wholesale dealers are located in the United States, Canada, Central America and Mexico.
Champion Seed Company’s success is built upon decades of energy, enthusiasm and hard work of so many people, from the premiere seed suppliers we represent, to our dedicated office and field staff and, most importantly, our growers who plant, tend, harvest and consistently deliver the finest produce to the world market. We are committed to helping our growers build and maintain prosperous, thriving agricultural enterprises in the decades to come.
Enza Zaden is a global leader in vegetable seed breeding, with operations in 21 countries worldwide. Enza Zaden invested heavily in the onion program for over a decade, leveraging breeding locations in Australia, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand and here in the U.S., and working very closely with growers to understand the market. The new facility in Salinas California, complemented by infrastructure investments in greenhouses, digital phenotyping, breeding technologies and expanded trialing locations in North America, is helping us take our onion program to the next level. U.S. growers also benefit from a dedicated regional sales team that prides itself on local knowledge and dedication to grower needs. Building and maintaining quality relationships is key to the team’s ongoing strategy to provide informed and local service.
Enza Zaden’s onion portfolio currently includes top short and intermediate-day programs, and a maturing pipeline of competitive hybrids for all market segments.