History

1906

Establishment by economy council Johann Baptist Breun

1928

Continuation of the breeding company by son Ulrich Breun

1964

Continuation of the breeding company by son Josef Breun

Beside breeding of spring barley he started with breeding activities in winter barley and winter wheat

1991

Expansion of the breeding activities to the property Morgenrot in Sachsen-Anhalt

1998

Establishment of a laboratory with electrophoresis for proteins

2006

Takeover of the winter barley programme of Pajbjergfonden (Denmark)

Expansion of the breeding activities to the breeding station Lenglern near Göttingen

Establishment of DNA analysis techniques

2007

Continuation of the breeding company by the brothers Ulrich and Martin Breun

2008

Establishment of a breeding station in France

Developement of new breeding programmes (winter barley, winter wheat) for France

2009

Saatzucht Josef Breun GdbR (Herzogenaurach) becomes Saatzucht Josef Breun GmbH & Co. KG

Saatzucht Josef Breun GdbR (Morgenrot) becomes Josef Breun Morgenrot GmbH & Co. KG

2011

the main distribution of Breun varieties in Germany was delegated to SW Seed / today Syngenta Cereals

2015

the main distribution in Germany was delegated to Limagrain GmbH