Betaseed announces the scholarship winner in the Western Sugar South area

BETASEED, INC., announces the 2016 scholarship winner in the Western Sugar South area. Jacob Horstman was awarded the five-hundred dollar scholarship. Jacob graduated from Hemingford High School and will be attending Doane University this fall where he will be studying Health Science.

Betaseed awards annual scholarships to students to help further their college education. The scholarship committee selected Jacob based on the essay he submitted on “The History and Future of Sugarbeets”. Brian Specht, sales representative with Betaseed, presented Jacob with the scholarship award. Betaseed is proud to support the region’s youth and wishes Jacob 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.  


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Phone: 952-233-6941