Germinal grass varieties continue to be the highest performing and most profitable on the Department of Agriculture Recommended List and Teagasc Pasture Profit Index (PPI).

In 2018, AberClyde was again the highest performing variety overall, AberChoice was the highest performing late diploid and AberGain a late tetraploid, continues to be unbeatable in terms of its quality.

As part of a broader fodder crop range, products also include pasture species such as perennial chicory and plantain, red and white clover, Lucerne and innovative hybrid brassicas.

Germinal has key relationships with Teagasc and the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS, Aberystwyth University) in Wales, along with partnerships with many overseas plant breeders. These relationships form an important part of Germinal’s future research and development programmes, investing in sustainable intensification through plant breeding.