Goetz River Farms, Inc.
Beck’s Hybrids is the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, serving farmers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. Beck’s understands what farmers need, because we’re farmers, too.
As the largest family-owned seed company, Beck’s has access to the best genetics and trait technologies from suppliers worldwide. In fact, Beck’s strives to provide all customers with the tools they need to succeed on their farm.
The Stine name has a proud history dating to the 1940s when Bill Stine began cleaning public variety soybean seed with a portable cleaner. Since then, Stine has grown and expanded, becoming one of the most recognized and respected names in the corn and soybean industry.
Stine and its affiliated companies own more than 800 patents. At least 750 of those are directly related to soybeans. Stine employs nearly 400 people in 16 states and is the largest privately owned seed company and the fourth largest seed company overall in the United States.