Press Releases

2015

2015 press release archive for Beck's Hybrids.

2015

9/14/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is proud to announce they are a recipient of an ESRI SAG (Special Achievement in GIS) Award, presented to the Beck’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and FARMserver™ team during the ESRI User Conference plenary session in San Diego, Cali.

8/3/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States, is proud to announce a partnership with the country music band, The Henningsens, on their latest single “Why I Farm”. Beck’s Why I Farm Movement has inspired thousands, including The Henningsens, with its mission to honor the American farmer. As a way to thank farmers, Beck’s is sponsoring free downloads of “Why I Farm” for a limited time to those that support the Why I Farm Movement

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7/22/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, is pleased to announce a territory expansion into new regions of Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. This expansion adds roughly 12 million acres of corn and soybeans to Beck’s former marketing area to bring their total reach to half of the corn and soybean acres in the U.S. The continued growth will provide more Midwest farmers access to the world’s most diverse genetics and traits in corn and soybeans.

5/26/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, is pleased to announce building plans on a site purchased in Colfax, Iowa. Located on 80 acres, the site will feature a 90,000 square foot seed distribution facility, Practical Farm Research (PFR)® studies, as well as provide farmers with education and agronomic support.

4/7/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce a site purchase on the southwest side of Effingham, Ill., next to the “Cross at the Crossroads” on I-70. Plans for the 90-acre property include building a 92,000 square-foot distribution center, providing additional agronomic support, hosting field day events, as well as conducting Practical Farm Research (PFR)® studies.

2/19/2015

Atlanta, Indiana – Farmers in soybean-growing regions across the country have been battling Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) without a way to fight back, until now. Beck’s is proud to offer ILeVO®, a new seed treatment from Bayer CropScience, as the only solution for SDS that has activity against nematodes.


1/26/2015

Atlanta, Indiana - Beck’s is proud to announce Williams Farms from Monticello, Ky., as the winner of the 2014 Beck 300 Challenge, achieving a yield of 303.9 Bu./A. with BECK 6626AM-R™*.