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Nov

2022

Press Release: Residue Management Can Make a Difference for 2023 Crop

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Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Ind. – Residue management is a critical factor when planning for the 2023 planting season, according to Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® data.

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Oct

2022

Press Release: Nebraska Leaders Join Beck’s for Ceremonial Flag Raising at New Facility in Goehner

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Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Ind. – Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company and third largest seed brand, was welcomed by Nebraska state leaders in a ceremonial flag raising on Oct. 13, 2022, at Beck’s Goehner facility in Seward County.

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Oct

2022

Press Release: Four Indiana Companies Collaborate to Drive Innovation for Row Crop Farmers

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Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Ind. – Beck’s, CountryMark, Co-Alliance, and Central Indiana Ethanol announce collaboration with ClearFlame Engine Technologies to drive efforts that are expected to benefit row crop farmers through an innovative technology that decarbonizes heavy duty diesel combustion engines by enabling the use of any biofuel, including 100% ethanol (E98), as truck fuel.

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Oct

2022

Press Release: Beck’s Expands Kansas Territory, Adds Central and Western Counties

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Author: Hannah McGee

Atlanta, Ind. – Beck’s, the largest family-owned retail seed company, and the third-largest seed brand in the United States, delivers on the promise to help Kansas farmers succeed by expanding its marketing area to encompass the entire state. This expansion adds 4 million acres of corn and 1.8 million acres of soybeans to the current sales territory in the eastern third of Kansas where Beck’s has served farmers for more than six years.

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Aug

2022

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

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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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Aug

2022

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

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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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Aug

2022

CropTalk: If You Build...

August 2022

Author: Hannah McGee

It was 1964 in Atlanta, Indiana, and single cross hybrid corn was the talk of the town. Sonny Beck, CEO of Beck’s, had just graduated from Purdue University with a mission of delivering this new, exciting data to the farmer. That summer, thirty farmers and friends gathered together for the first-ever Beck’s Field Show.

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Jul

2022

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

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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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Jul

2022

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

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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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Jul

2022

CropTalk: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

July 2022

Author: Hannah McGee

During an interview, I asked seven Beck’s employees the same question: “What makes summer Field Shows so special to Beck’s? All seven employees replied with the same answer. ”It’s the people.”

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Jun

2022

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

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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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May

2022

CropTalk: Ready, Set, GO... Make a Difference

May 2022

Author: Hannah McGee

Passion alone sparks energy. Passions, when combined, make change.

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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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Feb

2022

CropTalk: Walk, But Don’t Run

February 2022

Author: Hannah McGee

A lot can be learned from the Schenk family of Posey County, Indiana. A family who has made extraordinary contributions to their community and their farming operation. Indiana AgriNews and Beck’s is honored to announce the Schenk Family as the 25th Indiana Farm Family of the Year, a distinguished award given each year to a deserving farm family.

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Jan

2022

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

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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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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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Dec

2021

CropTalk: When The Stars Align

December 2021

Author: Hannah McGee

Ronnie Clifton has five zebras, flies a single-engine plane, and has been to South Africa 27 times. He is a farmer, a veteran, a dad to two, a grandpa to four, and his blood type is O+.

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Sep

2021

Press Release: Beck's Offers Immersive Summer Internship Program

Opportunities increase for Midwest college students

Author: Hannah McGee

Beck's, the largest family-owned retail seed company in the United States, offers an immersive summer internship program by providing college students with unique opportunities and an impactful experience.

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Aug

2021

CropTalk: Bringing Local Farmers Together

August 2021

Author: Hannah McGee

Hailing from Adams, Tennessee, Elvis and Rhonda Bellar have always considered themselves people who take pride in their community. For years, this small-town couple had a dream… a dream to bring local farmers together for one common purpose: to provide quality products for their local community. And the couple did just that.

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Jul

2021

CropTalk: Beck's Field Shows: Know Before You Go

July 2021

Author: Hannah McGee

It’s 8:55 a.m., and you just arrived at your local field show. After you park, it’s time to head to registration. Have the kids with you? Be sure to get them a goodie-filled backpack when you register. After registration, it’s time to eat!

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