Betaseed Press Release

  • For Immediate Release

June 04, 2018

BETASEED, INC. announces a 2018 Scholarship Winner in the Western Sugar South area. Kelli Horstman was awarded a $500 Scholarship. Brian Specht, sales representative with Betaseed, presented the check.

Kelli graduated this spring and will be attending Nebraska Wesleyan University to pursue a degree in Nursing. Kelli is the daughter of Rex and Kay Horstman. Rex and his brother Rick farm near Hemingford, Nebraska. Kelli is involved in various sports, SCCLA, CSC Scholastics, Health Professionals Club, the Student Council and is a member of the National Honor Society.

Betaseed awards annual scholarships to students to help further their college education. The scholarship committee selected Kelli based on the essay she submitted on “The History and Future of Sugarbeets”. Betaseed is proud to support the region’s youth and wishes Kelli a very successful college career.

Betaseed, Inc., headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota, is North America’s premier sugarbeet seed company. From our start in 1970, Betaseed has maintained a longstanding commitment to the beet sugar industry, with research and seed production operations in several states and marketing seed to all sugarbeet markets. Our mission is to develop the best performing seed products and services through innovative people, plant breeding, and seed technology.


Press contact – Rene Scheurer 

Phone: 952-233-6941