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Beck’s adds research facility in Minnesota

Beck’s adds research facility in Minnesota

Indiana-based Beck’s, the nation’s largest family-owned seed

company, has established its first official location in Minnesota.  The

company began serving farmers in Minnesota in 2018.  Beck’s president

Scott Beck says the 44,000 square-foot facility, located in Olivia, Minnesota,

shows their commitment to farmers and dealers in Minnesota, northern Iowa, and

South Dakota. 

The Olivia corn-breeding team will have 30,000 plots in 2019 and will grow to 90,000 plots in 2021.  Beck’s has also established a partnership with a French seed company, RAGT, that will be utilized at the Olivia facility to develop genetics in the 90 to 105-day relative maturity range.

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