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Sep

2022

The Dig: Episode 13: Residue Management

Author: Kate Roth

SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS. What can you do now to help next year’s crops?

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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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Sep

2022

The Dig: Episode 12: All About The Wheat

Author: Kate Roth

ALL ABOUT THE WHEAT. Back-to-back weeks with new episodes of The DIG? LET'S GO!

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7

Sep

2022

Success Strategies on Wheat

Practical Farm Research - PFR Proven

Author: Maggie Holt

Many growers are interested in new and unique methods to increase wheat yields, while others may be growing wheat for the first time in many years. Beck's has compiled multi-year, multi-location research and agronomy information that we believe can help farmers achieve higher yields and improve their efficiency.

We have condensed this information into what we feel are key success strategies from our Practical Farm Research Program (PFR)® and agronomy insights to help you be more successful with your wheat crop.

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7

Sep

2022

ACROSS THE ACRES EPISODE FOURTEEN: TREY UETRECHT

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, the Beck's team will travel throughout our marketing area to highlight the stories of Beck’s family of employees, dealers, and farmers. 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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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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Sep

2022

CropTalk: Let's Hear it for the Escalate®

September 2022

While most growers don’t have seed treatment top of mind in September, here at Beck’s, we certainly do. Our teams will soon begin the processing efforts that will continue for the next six months, working diligently to clean, treat, and package corn and soybean seed for the next planting season. We wanted to inform you of some exciting changes we’ve made to our Escalate® with Nemasect® corn seed treatment and offer a few important reminders regarding our soybean, wheat, and Great Harvest Organics seed treatment packages.

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Sep

2022

CropTalk: 7 Tips for Combine Preparation

September 2022

Several thoughts come to mind when I start thinking about harvest. The long hours, the constant hustle, seeing the results of the season’s toils firsthand, and most importantly, turning the chapter on another season are just a few that come to mind. It’s important to prepare for the harvest season. It takes many pieces of equipment for harvest to flow quickly, efficiently, and safely. Trucks, tractors, grain carts, and augers must work in unison for a seamless harvest. Of course, the kingpin of the whole operation is the combine. Proper maintenance when it comes to combine prep cannot be understated. Here are seven tips to ensure tip-top combine performance.

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Sep

2022

CropTalk: The Worth of Water

September 2022

Author: Marcie Oelke

Following Beck’s westward expansion last fall, the Nebraska team has hit the ground running. Mark Pieper and crew have done an exceptional job finding the right people who get the privilege of introducing Beck’s to the state. The reaction from the farming community has been remarkable, and growers are excited about our diverse genetic lineup and the idea of working with a company culture founded on faith. The expansion added over 15 million corn and soybean acres to Beck’s marketing territory and, with it, many unique agricultural challenges and opportunities.

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Sep

2022

CropTalk: PFR Harvest: Excitement and Prep

September 2022

Like most farmers, Beck’s PFR Team eagerly looks forward to harvest! Teamwork, some long days and nights, and data collection throughout the growing season and harvest all go into our annual PFR Book and exhibit everyone’s hard work! I recently spoke with teammates from each of our PFR sites to learn what they are most excited about and how they prepare for harvest!

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Sep

2022

CropTalk: The Sower

September 2022

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. (I Peter 5:6-7)

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Sep

2022

The Dig: Episode 11: 400 BU Plot

Author: Kate Roth

DID SOMEONE SAY "BUGGY TOUR"? Maybe you didn’t make it to Becknology Days, or maybe you just loved it so much that you want to relive the Field Show magic. Either way – join Collin Scherer and Aaron Carmer as they take you along on their PFR® Buggy Tour! 

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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

Just Believe

WHEN IT COMES TO FARMING, WE BELIEVE IN SOMETHING MORE.

Author: Maggie Holt

We are facing unprecedented times. The highest inflation we've seen in 41 years, skyrocketing interest rates, unpredictable and extreme weather, and rising input costs. We recognize the hardships all Americans are battling today and the challenges the agricultural community continues to face, year after year.

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Aug

2022

CropTalk: The Sower

August 2022

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble and dry grass collapses into the flame, so their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; for they have rejected the law of the Lord of hosts and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel. (Isaiah 5:24)

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Aug

2022

CropTalk: Finishing the Season: Grain Fill Process in Corn

August 2022

Most of the management of a corn crop is completed during the first half of the growing season. Establishing a consistent stand, managing weeds, and applying nitrogen and other nutrients are all tasks completed before tassel. We might apply a fungicide, insecticide, or foliar nutrition as needed after tassel, but unless irrigation is an option, August and September are usually spent preparing for harvest and praying for optimal weather – warm days, cool nights, and ideal rainfall.

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Aug

2022

CropTalk: Genetic Choice Trial Walks

August 2022

Author: Doug Clouser

November 2011: Beck’s announces a new corn trialing system now known as Genetic Choice Trials. But what are Genetic Choice Trials? They are our world-class, pre-commercial corn mini strip yield trials set up in four 40 ft. long rows and replicated multiple times.

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Aug

2022

CropTalk: Watch-Out: Late-Season Soybean Pests

August 2022

Author: Scott Dickey

Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® studies have consistently proven the value of making foliar fungicide applications to soybeans at the R3 growth stage. I am often asked if there is value in adding an insecticide to this treatment. Many of the the late-season soybean pests we deal with are very good at hiding in the dense canopies of soybean fields, which makes it difficult for us to be aware of their presence until after they have caused yield loss.

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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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