Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the U.S., has announced the purchase of a facility in Olivia, MN, for the use of distribution and research, according to a news release at GlobeNewswire. The 44,000 square-foot facility will provide corn breeding and research, sales support, and warehousing.
“We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with farmers in Minnesota,” said Scott Beck, president of Beck’s. “As we expand into new regions, our family of employees and farmer-dealers remain dedicated to providing farmers with the products, information, and support to help them succeed. The purchase of this facility in Olivia is a reflection of our commitment to farmers and dealers in Minnesota, as well as northern Iowa and South Dakota.”