RAGT in dates
06/2017

RAGT in dates

Multi-species seed specialist

2018
RAGT Semences, European leader, develops an extensive range of seeds, covering the needs of 85 % of agricultural land in Europe.
RAGT Semences is ranked number one in Europe on the winter wheat market.

2015
RAGT Italia set up in Italy
RAGT Argentina set up in Argentina
RAGT Beijing Business Management set up in China

2011
A research and cooperation agreement is signed with Bayer CropScience for winter wheat

2010
Research company Serasem joins the group
RAGT Semences is set up in Ukraine

2009
RAGT Seminte is set up in Romania

2007
80 % of the shares in Gruel Fayer transferred to FNI*,
(*France Négoce Investissements, a company set up by distributors in the AA network)

2006
RAGT Iberica is set up in Spain
RAGT Vetömag is set up in Hungary
RAGT Nordics is set up in Denmark
SEED FORCE is set up in Australia and New Zealand

2004
RAGT Semences buys the PBIC cereals business and becomes a new major player on the small-grain cereals market: winter wheat, malting barley
RAGT Seeds is set up in Great Britain
RAGT Benelux is set up in the Netherlands
RAGT Czech is set up in the Czech Republic

2001
A stake is acquired in Biogemma
RAGT Polska is set up in Poland

1999
The agreement with Dekalb comes to an end

1993
Oilseed rape breeding programme starts

1989
RAGT Saaten is set up in Germany and Austria

1975
First steps on European markets

1972
Breeding programmes start for: Triticale, Barley, Winter wheat, Durum wheat, Sunflower and Sorghum
SOCKALB agreement and territorial exclusivity with Dekalb

1970
Grass breeding programme starts

1963
Maize breeding programme starts

1962
Plant breeding starts

1947
"Grain collection" business starts

1946
First seed production crops

1944
RAGT becomes a "société anonyme" (limited company)

1919
Agricultural cooperative Plateau Central is set up