Press Releases


2013 press release archive for Beck's Hybrids.



Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce the purchase of the Brown Seed Enterprises seed processing facility in Neoga, Ill. In June 2009, Beck’s Hybrids and Brown Seed Enterprises established a partnership to combine the strength of both companies, enhancing the research, products and services offered to southern Illinois farmers.


Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce a new territory expansion into the western two-thirds of Tennessee, plus 35 additional counties in eastern Kentucky. As the largest family-owned seed company in the United States, Beck’s marketing area also includes Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan and the western half of Kentucky. With the Tennessee and Kentucky expansion, more than one million acres of both corn and soybeans, as well as 500,000 acres of wheat has been added to Beck’s marketing area.


Atlanta, Indiana – Today, Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce that the winner of the We Care for Orphans Adoption Fund Sweepstakes is Logan Harding from Tell City, Ind. Harding was presented with the 2012 Limited Edition Camaro Panther™ at the 2013 Indianapolis 500 Carb Day. Not only does Harding get to celebrate winning a one-of-a-kind car, but he will also be celebrating high school graduation in the same weekend.


Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s Hybrids is pleased to announce the opening of a Molecular Marker Lab at the Atlanta, Ind., headquarters. The Molecular Marker Lab will assist Beck’s corn breeders by genotyping (DNA finger-printing) thousands of new, untested inbred lines.


Atlanta, Indiana – As spring quickly approaches farmers across the Midwest are fine-tuning tractors, adjusting planters and finalizing seed orders. Even with an increase of more than 15 percent in corn orders, Beck’s Hybrids has an excellent supply of high performing corn and soybean products still available for Midwest farmers to purchase.


Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s Hybrids is pleased to announce the top five participants in the 2012 Beck 300 Challenge. Even with the extreme drought many farmers experienced across the Midwest, the top five participants averaged 265 Bu./A. Gary Wolfe from Nevada, Ohio, is the winner of the 2012 Beck 300 Challenge, with a yield of 291.40 Bu./A. with BECK 6077HR™* .


Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s Hybrids is pleased to announce the purchase of Imboden Farms in central Ohio. The Beck-Imboden Ohio Farm includes fields south of Columbus along the Scioto River and extends just north of Circleville to south of Waverly. As a large irrigated grain producer in the Midwest, Les and Carol Imboden founded Imboden Farms nearly 30 years ago and have been instrumental in designing and installing irrigation systems.