September 25, 2014, Shakopee, Minnesota:

Betaseed, Inc. has named Rob McKerrell as Independent Sales Agent in the Ontario, Canada market. Rob will provide service to customers previously represented by Leigh Irwin, and will work directly with Rob Gerstenberger, Sales Manager in that area.

Rob and his family live in the Chatham area and grow sugarbeets on the family farm. He currently serves as vice chairman of the Ontario Growers Association and is also active with the American Sugarbeet Growers Association. He is excited to start his new role with Betaseed and develop a closer relationship with growers in the Ontario market.

Betaseed, Inc., headquartered in Shakopee, Minnesota is the market leader in sugarbeet seed.  Known for strong variety performance, Betaseed has a longstanding commitment to the beet sugar industry focusing its research on developing new varieties to improve the efficiency and profitability of sugar production.