Beck's Hybrids to expand research program
Beck’s Hybrids announced the new state-of-the-art research building located at the Atlanta, Ind., headquarters is complete. Construction on the 100’ x 305’ Research Building began in April 2011 and features 13 offices, as well as the following areas devoted to research: a seed laboratory, climate controlled seed storage, automated seed processing equipment, and flat storage for equipment and experimental seed. A 400-person capacity meeting room will also be included in the facility.
“The new research building will allow for future growth in breeding and testing the latest innovative seed technologies and germplasm from suppliers worldwide,” said Kevin Cavanaugh, Ph.D., director of research at Beck’s Hybrids. “The new research building will provide the capacity to bring an increasing number of new, innovative seed products to our customers.”