Betaseed Press Release

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BETASEED, INC. announces the 2016 Scholarship Winner in the Western Sugar South area. Jessica Nelson was awarded the $500 Scholarship. Jessica graduated from Mitchell High School and will be attending Western Nebraska Community College and Chadron State College where she will major in Radiology.  Jessica is the daughter of Kellie Wilhem of Mitchell, Nebraska.

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