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  • Beck's Hybrids Makes Commitment to Future Expansion at Indiana Headquarters
    Beck's Hybrids Makes Commitment to Future Expansion at Indiana Headquarters

    Beck's Hybrids Makes Commitment to Future Expansion at Indiana Headquarters

    Sonny Beck and the Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, announced this morning our plans to expand operations at our Atlanta, Ind., headquarters. With an investment in our processing, production, research, and distribution facilities, this expansion will create 100 new jobs over the next four years.

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  • Beck's is Exclusive Distributor of Flo-Rite Seed Firmers
    Beck's is Exclusive Distributor of Flo-Rite Seed Firmers

    Beck's is Exclusive Distributor of Flo-Rite Seed Firmers

    Flo-Rite seed firmers offer a new and improved revolutionary design by incorporating a durable, high-tech memory polymer; a replaceable wear plate; and protected fertilizer tube. Flo-Rite seed firmers improve planting depth consistency, which leads to better seed germination, more consistent emergence, better stands, and increased yields.

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  • Beck's First Seed Company to Put Kinze 4900 Multi-Hybrid Planter in Action
    Beck's First Seed Company to Put Kinze 4900 Multi-Hybrid Planter in Action

    Beck's First Seed Company to Put Kinze 4900 Multi-Hybrid Planter in Action

    On February 21, Beck's Hybrids was planting near Waco, Texas! Our Central IL Practical Farm Research director, Jason Webster teamed up with Kinze Manufacturing to be the first company to work with a farmer planting corn with the Kinze 4900 multi-hybrid planter. In two years of testing, Beck's has found that multi-hybrid planting has shown a yield benefit of 9.5 Bu./A. Learn more about Beck's research of multi-hybrid planting in the 2013 PFR book.


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  • Sonny Beck Recognized as the 2014 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association
    Sonny Beck Recognized as the 2014 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association

    Sonny Beck Recognized as the 2014 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association

    We're excited to announce that our very own Sonny Beck was recognized as the 2014 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National AgriMarketing Association (NAMA). The award honors outstanding leaders in agribusiness, education, government service or other agribusiness related areas who exemplify excellence in agribusiness by their significant contributions to the industry.

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  • Beck's Hybrids Expands Territory into Iowa and Missouri
    Beck's Hybrids Expands Territory into Iowa and Missouri

    Beck's Hybrids Expands Territory into Iowa and Missouri

    Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce a territory expansion into two crop reporting districts in Iowa and three crop reporting districts in Missouri. As the largest family-owned seed company in the United States, Beck’s marketing area also includes Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan, as well as the western two-thirds of Kentucky and Tennessee. With the Iowa and Missouri expansion, more than eight million acres of corn, soybeans and wheat has been added to Beck’s marketing area.

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April 18, 2014

We are planting corn today. Are you?


Beck's PFR Early Planting Study 4-18-14
Corn planting early planting study practical farm research

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April 18, 2014

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks held the first in her series of Connecting Careers and Classrooms (CCC) events at our Beck's Hybrids headquarters yesterday. The CCC initiative gives members of the business and education communities a chance to discuss career opportunities in vital Hoosier industries. The first event focused on agribusiness and included industry representatives from Beck's Hybrids, Red Gold Tomatoes, JBS United, POET Biorefining, National FFA Organization, Precise Path Robotics , City of Anderson and Gaylor Inc, along with many community organizations.

Guests heard from industry speakers on what jobs and internships are available and how students can prepare for these opportunities, took a tour of Beck's Hybrids facility, and participated in Q&A sessions.

Thank you to all who attended and to Congresswoman Brooks for selecting us to host the inaugural CCC event! We hope everyone enjoyed the day and gained some valuable information about opportunities in agribusiness!


Connecting Careers and Classrooms Event with Congresswoman Susan
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks held the first in her series of Connecting Careers and Classrooms (CCC) events at our Beck's Hybrids headquarters yesterday. The CCC initiative gives members of the business and education communities a chance to discuss career opportunities in vital Hoosier industries. The first event focused on agribusiness and included industry representatives from Beck's Hybrids, Red Gold Tomatoes, JBS United, POET Biorefining, National FFA Organization, Precise Path Robotics, City of Anderson and Gaylor Inc, along with many community organizations. Guests heard from industry speakers on what jobs and internships are available and how students can prepare for these opportunities, took a tour of Beck's Hybrids facility, and participated in Q&A sessions. Thank you to all who attended and to Congresswoman Brooks for selecting us to host the inaugural CCC event! We hope everyone enjoyed the day and gained some valuable information about opportunities in agribusiness!

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Beck's Hybrids

April 18, 2014

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks held the first in her series of Connecting Careers and Classrooms (CCC) events at our Beck's Hybrids headquarters yesterday. The CCC initiative gives members of the business and education communities a chance to discuss career opportunities in vital Hoosier industries. The first event focused on agribusiness and included industry representatives from Beck's Hybrids, Red Gold Tomatoes, JBS United, POET Biorefining, National FFA Organization, Precise Path Robotics, City of Anderson and Gaylor Inc, along with many community organizations.

Guests heard from industry speakers on what jobs and internships are available and how students can prepare for these opportunities, took a tour of Beck's Hybrids facility, and participated in Q&A sessions.

Thank you to all who attended and to Congresswoman Brooks for selecting us to host the inaugural CCC event! We hope everyone enjoyed the day and gained some valuable information about opportunities in agribusiness!


Connecting Careers and Classrooms Event with Congresswoman Susan
@[517697358277175:274:Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks] held the first in her series of Connecting Careers and Classrooms (CCC) events at our Beck's Hybrids headquarters yesterday. The CCC initiative gives members of the business and education communities a chance to discuss career opportunities in vital Hoosier industries. The first event focused on agribusiness and included industry representatives from @[104747203449:274:Beck's Hybrids], @[109368213283:274:Red Gold Tomatoes], @[208542082599858:274:JBS United], @[112981478755464:274:POET Biorefining], @[19532505457:274:National FFA Organization], @[193426537349846:274:Precise Path Robotics], City of Anderson and @[126771247376231:274:Gaylor Inc], along with many community organizations.

Guests heard from industry speakers on what jobs and internships are available and how students can prepare for these opportunities, took a tour of Beck's Hybrids facility, and participated in Q&A sessions.

Thank you to all who attended and to Congresswoman Brooks for selecting us to host the inaugural CCC event! We hope everyone enjoyed the day and gained some valuable information about opportunities in agribusiness!

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April 17, 2014

It's no secret, Miss Spring is taking her sweet time arriving to the party this year. And if you're like many farms across the Midwest, you've done very little to no planting.

On this week's Why I Farm: Behind the Movement blog, Ashley compiled a list of 10 ways to keep your cool while waitin' on spring.


Waitin' on Spring: Top 10 Ways to Stay Patient
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When I think of how this spring has gone or better yet, hasn?t gone, I?m reminded of a certain song. Have you ever heard ?Waitin? on a Woman? by Brad Paisley? This song defines my life. And even though I hate being late, I usually always am. Just ask my husband. ?&?

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