Indiana Seed Company Expanding in Iowa

first_img SHARE Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Dec 27, 2017 SHARE Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleU.S. Soy Losing Ground in Race to Feed Livestock Hoosier Ag Today Home Indiana Agriculture News Indiana Seed Company Expanding in Iowa Facebook Twitter Indiana Seed Company Expanding in Iowa Beck’s is pleased to announce an on-going expansion project for their processing and distribution facility in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. The expansion will begin with a new warehouse and dock space that is projected to be complete in November 2018. Future plans also include a new structure for bulk storage and installation of a new color sorter technology. “Not only is Iowa one of our fastest growing markets, but our marketing area continues to expand further to the west,” said Scott Beck, president of Beck’s. “As we continue to grow, it’s important we have the infrastructure in place to serve farmers with the best in quality seed, performance and customer service. By expanding the processing capacity at our Mt. Pleasant facility, we’ll be able to provide farmers with a high level of service that helps their operation succeed.”Purchased in 2014, Beck’s Mt. Pleasant facility sits on 62-acres and currently features more than 105,000 square feet of warehouses, 500,000 bushels of bulk storage capacity, three double-pass dryers, machinery storage, as well as sales and agronomic support. “Beck’s is committed to growing here in Mt. Pleasant and creating jobs in our community,” said Kristi Ray, executive vice president of the Mt. Pleasant Area Development Commission. “We are grateful for strong leaders in the private sector who recognize the strength and potential of our area.”Source: Beck’slast_img

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