Press Releases


2010 press release archive for Beck's Hybrids.



Indianapolis, IN. December 17, 2010 - Coy Family now is Indiana's Farm Family of the Year.


Atlanta, Indiana - The number of reported grain entrapments are at an all-time high, with at least 46 entrapments occurring nationwide in 2010, surpassing the previous record of 42 in 1993. Several farmers in White River Township, Ind., donated more than $3,000 to purchase a grain rescue tube for the utilization of the Cicero and Tipton County fire departments. With added support from Beck's Hybrids, the White River Township Volunteer Fire Department was able to host a grain entrapment rescue training for 30 firemen on December 4.


Atlanta, IN. April 26, 2010 - Wade Wiley has recently been hired as Beck's Hybrids Soybean and Wheat Product Development Manager. His focus will be to evaluate the best soybean and wheat products for introduction into Beck's seed portfolio as an offering to their customers. Additionally, Wade will serve as a liaison between Beck's Research and Sales Department supporting product and placement questions and being a resource to Beck's sales staff in representing products to customers in the marketplace. Dr. Kevin Cavanaugh, Research Director says, "Wade will bring a great deal of knowledge to his new position and help Beck's continue to release elite products for our marketing area."


Circleville, OH. February 26, 2010 - Radcliff Seed Solutions, LLC announced today that they will be offering Beck's Hybrids complete line of seed products to farmers in Ohio. Beck's Hybrids is the largest family-owned and operated seed company in the United States.


Atlanta, Indiana , February 15, 2010 - After making the difficult decision to exit the seed business, the owners of Wilken Seeds near Pontiac, Illinois have signed an agreement with Beck's Hybrids to offer Beck's seed products. Doug Swartz, Vice President of Wilken Seeds, and his daughter, Heather Machroli will work for Beck's and continue to source local growers to raise soybeans for Beck's Hybrids that will be cleaned and packaged in the Wilken Seed facilities, now owned by Beck's.