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14

Sep

2022

BECK’S DAY EVER: THE WILSON FAMILY

Author: Maggie Holt

In June of 2020, the team at Beck’s honored the Wilson family from South Central Michigan with their Beck’s Day Ever. Keith and Cindy Wilson live in Onondaga, MI, where they farm nearly 2,000 acres. They’ve been married for 41 years, with three kids and three grandchildren. 

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1

Sep

2022

CropTalk: Chicken Soup For the Farmer's Soul

September 2022

Author: Maggie Holt

On August 1, Beck’s officially launched our “Just Believe” campaign with messaging driven from Bible verse Mark 5:36, “Don’t be afraid. Just believe.” We had one single objective with this campaign; to encourage all farmers to “remember, He created you for this.” And while some of our dealers and employees had been privy to a sneak peek, our marketing team eagerly anticipated the video release and the feedback such a bold campaign would garner. But while monitoring our social media accounts in the days following the launch, I felt something I never expected…

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23

Aug

2022

Press Release: Beck’s and Indiana AgriNews Search for the 2023 Indiana Farm Family of the Year

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck's and Indiana AgriNews today announce the start of their search for the 26th Indiana Farm Family of the Year. Nominations are now being accepted for this distinguished award.

For the past 25 years, Beck’s and Indiana AgriNews have been honoring one Indiana farm family for their work on the farm, service to their community, and the agricultural industry. The award is aimed at increasing awareness of the important contributions farm families make.

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3

Aug

2022

Press Release: Beck’s Encourages Farmers with a Faith-Filled Message in New Campaign

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck's, founded on honoring God and helping farmers succeed, unveils a new marketing campaign, "Just Believe," with messaging driven from Bible verse Mark 5:36, "Don't be afraid. Just believe."

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11

Jul

2022

Press Release: Right Timing Can Maximize Profits of Fungicide Applications in Soybeans

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

ATLANTA, INDIANA – It’s no secret that when it comes to fungicide applications in soybeans, timing is a critical factor. According to Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® seven-year data, applying a fungicide at the R3 growth stage shows a return on investment of $17.68 per acre.  

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5

Jul

2022

Press Release: Beck’s Installs Quality Assurance Seed Lab to Bring Customers the Best Seed Emergence

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

ATLANTA, INDIANA – Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company and the third-largest seed brand in the United States, today announced the installment of a quality assurance seed lab to test warm, cold, and saturated cold germination for corn, soybeans, and wheat.

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22

Jun

2022

Press Release: Beck’s Supports Team Rubicon in Third Annual 5K

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

ATLANTA, INDIANA – Beck's, the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States, hosted their third annual 5K on June 11 at their headquarters in Atlanta, Ind. Beck’s 5K promotes health and wellness among Beck’s employees and their families, customers, seed dealers, and the community.

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9

Feb

2022

Beck's Day Ever: The Berget Family

Author: Maggie Holt

Scott Berget grew up in Wiota, WI, where he farmed on Berget family farms and silver creek family farms, where he was a co-owner. To Scott, family was everything, and he had amazing relationships with his Mom, Judy, his dad Mike, and his siblings, but his favorite people on this earth were his nieces and nephews. Scott cherished the time he spent with them and made sure they each knew how much he loved them.

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2

Feb

2022

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE EIGHT: All You Need is Love

A podcast by Beck's

Author: Hannah McGee

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

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27

Jan

2022

Press Release: Beck’s and Inflexion Point Technologies Partner to Bring Farmers First Prescriptive, On Planter Seed Treatment Solution

Press Release

Author: Hannah McGee

Urbandale, Iowa and Atlanta, Indiana – Inflexion Point Technologies, LLC (IPT) and Beck’s today announce a collaboration focused on food productivity and farmer profitability. The partnership will equip farmers with the tools to tailor their use of biological seed treatments to agronomic zones and growing conditions.

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5

Jan

2022

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE SEVEN: Bjorn Peterson

A podcast by Beck's

Author: Kate Roth

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

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4

Jan

2022

Weed Management Briefs

2022 Recommendations

Author: Jim Schwartz

In addition to the herbicide guide, Beck’s has created quick-read, topical weed management briefs that combine insights from Practical Farm Research (PFR)® herbicide studies and sound agronomic practices. 

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4

Jan

2022

Weed Control Workshop Videos

2022 Recommendations

Author: Jim Schwartz

Beck’s has created short, informational videos that combine insights from Practical Farm Research (PFR)® herbicide studies and sound agronomic practices. Featured from our Herbicide Insight Days, watch these videos for our 2022 weed management recommendations. 

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21

Dec

2021

Press Release: Beck's Continues To Invest In The West

NEW ACQUISITION IN GOEHNER, NEBRASKA WILL ADD SUPPORT FOR WESTERN FARMERS IN SEVERAL STATES

Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company and the third-largest seed brand in the United States, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new facility in Goehner, Nebraska. Located on 150 acres, the site will provide western farmers with sales support, distribution, and Practical Farm Research (PFR)®, as well as educational and agronomic opportunities.

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1

Dec

2021

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE SIX: Ryan Markley

A podcast by Beck's

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

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3

Nov

2021

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE FIVE: Tom and Lisa Uthell

A podcast by Beck's

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

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28

Oct

2021

Press Release: Beck’s Expands West, Nebraska Marks 15 States

Brings a Culture Rooted in Family Heritage and Independence to Nebraska Farmers

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company and the third-largest seed brand in the United States, announces a territory expansion into the state of Nebraska. This expansion adds more than 15 million acres of corn and soybeans to Beck’s marketing area, bringing their total reach to 75 percent of the corn and soybean farmers in the U.S. The continued growth will provide Nebraska farmers access to the world’s most diverse genetics and traits and a culture founded in faith and dedication to helping farmers succeed.

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6

Oct

2021

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE FOUR: Reid Nodine

A podcast by Beck's

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

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31

Aug

2021

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE THREE: Choosing Your Hard

A podcast by Beck's featuring Mike Roe

From the heart of South Dakota to the eastern border of Ohio, from central Minnesota to the fields of Mississippi, David Ringger and Carlye Frye travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers.

Introducing the official podcast for Beck’s Hybrids – Across The Acres! Every month, we sit down and chat with a member of our Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers to learn more about their career, their family, and their faith.

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23

Aug

2021

Press Release: Beck's Purchases Bayer Facility in Beaman, Iowa

New Acquisition to Improve Processing and Distribution Capabilities

Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce the purchase of the Bayer processing plant in Beaman, Iowa, for the use of soybean production and processing. The fully operational site in Grundy County will provide Beck’s with soybean seed processing capabilities and additional warehousing.

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