Press Releases


2014 press release archive for Beck's Hybrids.



Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce that construction has begun on the company’s London, Ohio facility. Located just east of Farm Science Review with access to both I-70 and U.S. 40, the new facility will allow Beck’s to better serve customer needs throughout central Ohio.


Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s is pleased to announce the purchase of the former DuPont Pioneer production facility located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The 62-acre, fully operational site in Henry County will provide Beck’s with seed processing capabilities, expanded warehouse space, as well as sales and agronomic support.


Atlanta, Indiana – When it comes to precision agriculture technologies, farmers not only want complete control of their data, they want a tool that’s secure, simple and mobile. Beck’s is proud to introduce FARMserver ™, a secure, web-based solution developed with the farmer in mind.


Atlanta, Indiana – Standing in the barn lot, 20 year old Joshua Jank adjusted the small backpack on his shoulder. Filled with oxygen, only light breaths from the tank could be heard. As he shook hands with Scott and Terri Smith, owners of Triple S Farms in Windfall, Ind., tears formed in their eyes, not out of sadness, but joy. Scott Smith, winner of Beck’s Hybrids “That’s WhyIFarm” Contest, was meeting Joshua for the first time after learning of his inspirational story four months ago.


Atlanta, Indiana – Beck’s Hybrids today announced plans to expand operations at the Atlanta, Ind., headquarters with a $60 million investment in processing, production, research, and distribution facilities, as well as creating new jobs over the next four years.


Beck’s Hybrids announced today that they are the exclusive distributor of Flo-Rite™ seed firmers. Flo-Rite seed firmers offer a new and improved revolutionary design by incorporating a durable, high-tech memory polymer; a replaceable wear plate; and protected fertilizer tube.


Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce a territory expansion into two crop reporting districts in Iowa and three crop reporting districts in Missouri. As the largest family-owned seed company in the United States, Beck’s marketing area also includes Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan, as well as the western two-thirds of Kentucky and Tennessee. With the Iowa and Missouri expansion, more than eight million acres of corn, soybeans and wheat has been added to Beck’s marketing area.


Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce a continued collaboration with Kinze Manufacturing, Inc. to conduct on-farm research by providing expertise in hybrid placement, developing spatial management zones, and site-specific seeding. Since 2012, Beck’s Hybrids has been a leader in developing a multi-hybrid concept planter by conducting research in their Practical Farm Research (PFR)® program.


Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce that they are expanding their 2014 collaboration with GeoVantage, a remote sensing services company. The expanded collaboration will include increased operational capabilities and increased technology offerings in Beck’s geographical areas.


Beck’s Hybrids is excited to announce that the winner of the 2013 Beck 300 Challenge is Tom Logue from Liberty, Ind. Logue achieved a yield of 323.2 Bu./A. with BECK 6175AM™*.