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      seed production

      Productions are conducted in accordance with National standards of certified seed production. All field crops are carefully inspected during the active growth and any off-types removed, to ensure a high level of uniformity and genetic purity.

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      seed processing

      Seed processing including grading, hand sorting, treating (dressing), and packaging are done at the processing unit. Each and every process is supervised thoroughly by team of technologist to ensure highest quality of the final product.

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      seed marketing

      Based in Minakulu, Oyam district, the company has built up a vast Marketing and Distribution network covering the greater North, West Nile, Teso, Karamoja, Bunyoro, Kampala and beyond the country’s bounders.

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  • About Us

    Equator Seeds Ltd is one of the leading seed companies in Uganda fully engaged in production, processing and marketing of quality seeds and other related agro inputs. Equator seeds was established and incorporated for disseminating quality inputs and services to all farmers in the greater North (Acholi, Lango, Karamoja, Teso, Bunyoro and West Nile regions), Southern Sudan, Kampala and other regions. The technical and managerial staffs have vast experience on emerging challenges in the seed industry.

    Our core business
    In our products we offer: high yielding, early maturing, disease resistant and drought tolerant varieties. Technical information about our quality products are readily available through out the plant life. Timely delivery, quality products, right quantity and proper customer care are the services that make us distinct from others.

    Partners and Membership
    · Uganda Seed Traders Association (USTA),
    · Uganda National Agro Dealers Association (UNADA),
    · National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in Uganda,
    · Alliance for A Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA),
    · SNV- Connecting Peoples’ capacities,
    · Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU),
    · Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

    Awards
    · East African Agribusiness Award- Focus on East Africa Dec 2013
    · Jinja International Agricultural Show July 2013
    · East African Grain Council- Gold Exhibitor: Ngetta ZARDI

    Vision
    To be a conduit in sustainable growth of small holder farmers in profitable Agri-enterprise and social welfare development

    Mission
    Equator Seeds Limited aims at providing consistent quality products and services that assures farmers of better agricultural productivity and rural income through efficient production, dissemination and marketing of appropriate technologies

  • Our Products

    We produce, process and market quality cereals, pulses/legumes, oil seeds and vegetables. As a one stop center for modern farmers we offer also; seedlings, crop protection products, vegetative seeds and consultancy services.

    A. Cereals:
    1. Maize: Longe 1, 4, 5 and hybrid maize
    2. Millet: Pese1, Seremi 2, Seremi 3, Sec 915, ICMV 221.
    3. Sorghum: Sekedo, Seredo, Seso 3, Epuriepur
    4. Rice: Nerica 4, 10 and Superica 2

    B. Legumes/Pulses:
    1.Beans: K132, NABE 4, Nabe 17 and Yellow beans
    2. Cowpeas: Secow 2
    3. Pigeon peas: Sepi 2

    C. Oilseeds:
    1. Sunflower: Hybrids and New Sunfola
    2. Grounduts Serenut 2, 3, 4, 5R,6 and redbeauty
    3. Simsim: Sesim 2 and standard Sesame
    4. Soyabeans: Maksoy 3N, 1N and Namsoy 4M

    D. Vegetables:
    1. Tomatoes: Money maker, Heinz
    2. Cabbages: Copenhagen, Drumhead,
    3. Onions: Redcreole, Bombay red
    4. Eggplants: Long purple and Black beauty
    5. Okra: Clemson spineless
    6. French beans: Lazy House wife
    7. Carrots: Nantes, Chike

      Cereals


    • Legumes/Pulses


    • Oilseeds


    • Vegetables


  • our services

    Productions are conducted in accordance with National standards of certified seed production. All field crops are carefully inspected during the active growth and any off-types removed, to ensure a high level of uniformity and genetic purity. The seed stocks used for production are obtained from research institute under National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda.


    QUALITY CONTROL
    Equator Seeds Limited tests its seeds regularly from National Seed Testing Laboratory, in Kawanda for germination, purity and moisture content.
    Seeds offered for sale conforms to the highest quality standards and are treated for recommended chemicals.

    TECHNICAL ADVICE
    Technical advice on production guidelines are given in good faith by EQUATOR SEEDS LIMITED and its personnel to the clients.

    DISCLAIMER
    Variety descriptions, illustrations, performance (attributes), and adaptability in this catalogue are offered as guidance and are best used for comparative purposes only.
    Both the performance and adaptability of variety can be expressed as variable between the environment including management and genotype interaction.

    Other Services
    · Linking poor smallholder farmers to the out put market of quality traceable   grains.
    · Provision of Crop Protection Products (CPPs), Fertilizers, Seedlings, Farm   Tools and assorted quality agro-inputs.

  • Contact Info

    Head Office

    Minakulu-Oyam District, Kampala-Gulu Highway
    P. O. Box 1375, Gulu


    Tel:   0782620830 / 0774595651

    Web:  www.equatorseeds.com

    E-mail:  equatorseeds@yahoo.com

    Production Manager:   0771861213

    Marketing Manager:   0772626203

    Factory:   0782570089


    Kawanda Liason Office

    P.O.Box 36692 Kampala

    Tel:   0392568937

    Mob:   0778020395


    Acholi Hub:   0787062379

    Lango Hub:   0772626203

    Bunyoro Hub:   0774978006

    Karamoja&Teso Hub:   0782681102

    West Nile Hub:   0392614059

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  • Seed Production

    EQUATOR SEEDS LIMITED undertakes Contract Production of open pollinated varieties (OPVs) of maize, beans, soya beans, rice, sorghum, ground nuts, simsim, etc. 7 cooperatives and 120 groups are under contract farming

    Productions are conducted in accordance with National standards of certified seed production. All field crops are carefully inspected during the active growth and any off-types removed, to ensure a high level of uniformity and genetic purity. The seed stocks used for production are obtained from research institute under National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda.

    Seed processing including grading, hand sorting, treating (dressing), and packaging are done at the processing unit. Each and every process is supervised thoroughly by team of technologist to ensure highest quality of the final product. The company has installed a state-of-the-art 7 in 1 processing plant in Minakulu A, Gulu Kampala Highway.



  • Seed Processing

    EQUATOR SEEDS LIMITED undertakes Contract Production of open pollinated varieties (OPVs) of maize, beans, soya beans, rice, sorghum, ground nuts, simsim, etc. 7 cooperatives and 120 groups are under contract farming

    Productions are conducted in accordance with National standards of certified seed production. All field crops are carefully inspected during the active growth and any off-types removed, to ensure a high level of uniformity and genetic purity. The seed stocks used for production are obtained from research institute under National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda.

    Seed processing including grading, hand sorting, treating (dressing), and packaging are done at the processing unit. Each and every process is supervised thoroughly by team of technologist to ensure highest quality of the final product. The company has installed a state-of-the-art 7 in 1 processing plant in Minakulu A, Gulu Kampala Highway.



  • Seed Marketing

    EQUATOR SEEDS LIMITED undertakes Contract Production of open pollinated varieties (OPVs) of maize, beans, soya beans, rice, sorghum, ground nuts, simsim, etc. 7 cooperatives and 120 groups are under contract farming

    Productions are conducted in accordance with National standards of certified seed production. All field crops are carefully inspected during the active growth and any off-types removed, to ensure a high level of uniformity and genetic purity. The seed stocks used for production are obtained from research institute under National Agricultural Research Organization in Uganda.

    Seed processing including grading, hand sorting, treating (dressing), and packaging are done at the processing unit. Each and every process is supervised thoroughly by team of technologist to ensure highest quality of the final product. The company has installed a state-of-the-art 7 in 1 processing plant in Minakulu A, Gulu Kampala Highway.



  • What we do

    QUALITY CONTROL
    Equator Seeds Limited tests its seeds regularly from National Seed Testing Laboratory, in Kawanda for germination, purity and moisture content.
    Seeds offered for sale conforms to the highest quality standards and are treated for recommended chemicals.

    TECHNICAL ADVICE
    Technical advice on production guidelines are given in good faith by EQUATOR SEEDS LIMITED and its personnel to the clients.

    DISCLAIMER
    Variety descriptions, illustrations, performance (attributes), and adaptability in this catalogue are offered as guidance and are best used for comparative purposes only.
    Both the performance and adaptability of variety can be expressed as variable between the environment including management and genotype interaction.