April 10, 2013: Shakopee, Minnesota:
Jason Evenson has been promoted to the position of Regional Sales Manager in the American Crystal Sugar Company market. He had been serving as the Interim Regional Sales Manager for the past month and officially took over the position as of April 1, 2013.
Jason grew up on a sugarbeet farm in Climax, Minnesota and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business from the University of Minnesota - Crookston in 2003. He became a Sales Representative for Betaseed in 2006, and then was promoted to Sales Manager in 2009. Prior to working for Betaseed he held positions at both Bayer Crop Science and the American Crystal Sugar Company. Jason resides in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Mr. Evenson replaces Duane Bernhardson who has accepted the position of Animal Nutrition Strategy Lead for Betaseed. In this new role Duane will be assessing new markets and developing strategies and tactical plans for commercialization of sugarbeets used for animal feed.
Betaseed, Inc., headquartered in Shakopee, Minnesota is the market leader in sugarbeet seed. Known for strong variety performance, Betaseed has had a longstanding commitment to the beet sugar industry focusing its research on developing new varieties to improve the efficiency and profitability of sugar production.
Press contact – Rene Scheurer