Press Releases


2006 press release archive for Beck's Hybrids.



Beck's Releases Three New YieldGard VT Triples and One YieldGard VT Rootworm/RR2 Product


INDIANAPOLIS-The National FFA Foundation announced today that Beck's Hybrids has contributed $70,000 for support of the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. The 79th convention will be held October 25-28, 2006. This gift will help support the activities and awards programs that will take place over the next seven years while the convention is being held in Beck's marketing area.


Andy Miller, Director for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture will be a guest speaker at Becknology™ Days (formerly Beck's Pre-Harvest Field Show), August 24, 2006 at 10:30 am and again at 1:30 pm. Director Miller will be providing guests, from all over Indiana and parts of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Illinois, an update to Indiana's strategic agricultural development plan, with an emphasis on our nation's first Bio Town located in Reynolds, Indiana, as well as the current status of Indiana's Bio Energy development progress and direction.


Beck's Superior Hybrids is celebrating 70 years of providing quality seed products as an independent, family-owned business headquartered in Atlanta, IN. Beck's market area includes Indiana, Eastern Illinois, Western Ohio, Southern Michigan and Western Kentucky. The Beck family farm has been owned and operated by the same family for over 100 years.


Johnston, IA and Indianapolis, IN - Grain corn containing Herculex® RW Rootworm Protection and Herculex XTRA Insect Protection has received regulatory committee approvals for food, feed and import into Japan, according to the traits developers, Dow AgroSciences LLC and Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.


Atlanta, IN - Beck's Superior Hybrids today announces the release of a 3.2 maturity Roundup Ready® soybean variety for the Vistive™ low linolenic premium market contracting opportunity at ADM processing Frankfort, IN.


FORT WAYNE, Ind. - The Bell family now is Indiana's Farm Family of the Year. The Wayne County family was honored during a presentation at the recent Fort Wayne Farm Show.