May 2009: Advanced Priming Available for European Sugar-Beet Industry

Seed Support, Coating Supply and ASTEC will license sugar beet priming in Europe. As of now sugar beet seed producers in Europe have the opportunity to use the Primo processes developed by Seed Support (Josep Trias, Bart Smit and Willem van Lith). The patented Primo process is based on a previous priming invention from Coating … Read more

PRESS RELEASE – Astec Global introduces Seed Analyser (SA10)

GrowTechnology and Astec Global have signed an exclusive agreement to promote and sell the Seedanalyser (SA10) worldwide through Astec Global. The Seedanalyser is developed by GrowTechnology B.V. Astec Global is pleased that it can add the Seedanalyser to the list of its commercial products. The Seedanalyser can work complementary to the by Astec Global developed … Read more

Q2 Congres great succes

ASTEC Europe sponsored the 2009 Q2 Congres. 20 European companies were present when Pedro Bello explained the advantages of Thermogradient use in Q2. 10 of them own a Q2 already. Johan Van Asbrouck guided the conference as usual and explained the results of the enquiry to the audience of 27 people. The enquiery showed that … Read more

Q2 Crop Focus Program

ASTEC Europe has initiated a Q2 crop focus program. During the Q2 crop focus programs. the aim is to fine tune the interaction of the Q2 technology and software with specific seed type requirements and treatments applied to the seeds. At present, a Q2 program on Solanaceous (tomatoes, peppers and egg-plants) is running. Once this … Read more

Q2 introduction for the USA

UC DAVIS Q2 introduction for the USA attracted participants from the horticulture, agriculture and the pesticide sector as well as from institutes to promote seed quality in general. Key-note speaker Dr. Kent Bradford (not on the picture) has shown the participants the correlation between ASTEC values of the Q2 output and the laboratory results. Professor … Read more

Q2 Video demonstration

ASTEC-Global has posted its first video on Youtube and Facebook! For the last couple of weeks Astec has been busy realizing its first video; HOW TO START WITH THE Q2. Various people have been involved in this project and the result now has been posted on YoutubeKeywords to look for it on Youtube are; Q2, … Read more

Sino Dutch Seed Technology Research Center June 07

ASTEC Global has signed an agreement with the Zhejian Forestry University to create a Sino Dutch Seed Technology Research Center. This SDSTRC will evaluate seed-technology products for the Chinese markets. The SDSTRC will act as a central base into China. With various Chinese Seed Institutes and Regions the SDSTRC already have activated development and technology … Read more

Verdict and Astec Global sign exclusive agreement

Verdict Systems and Astec Global have signed an exclusive agreement to promote and sell Verdict data loggers in Asia and Africa through ASTEC-Global. The Verdict data logger systems starts to become more and more a standard quality control tool in the European vegetable seed supply chain. Due to its small size, easy data processing¬† (temperature … Read more