Watertown, South Dakota, USA
September 7, 2012
TJ Technologies Inc., an agricultural company based in Watertown, S.D., dedicated to developing and providing plant-focused microbial technologies and micronutrient products to growers, announced that they have reached an agreement where Beck’s Superior Hybrid’s will treat seed corn with a proprietary formula designed specifically for Beck’s of the TJ Technologies QuickRoots seed treatment.
“QuickRoots has demonstrated proven performance on a wide variety of crops for many years, and now we’re pleased that an organization as well respected as Beck’s Superior Hybrids is applying this technology to their corn seed so their customers can benefit”, says TJ Technologies, Inc. President, Tom Johnson.
Scott Beck, Vice President for Beck’s added, “After several years of evaluation, we are confident that the seed treatment technology contained in this proprietary formula offers our customers a significant benefit in early season performance leading to increased yields. We are pleased to add this to our very successful Escalate Yield Enhancement system package”.
Beginning with the spring 2013 growing season all of Beck’s corn seed will have this innovative microbial seed treatment technology on seed.
QuickRoots, launched in 2004, is a foundational, microbial, seed inoculant proven in field trials to increase yield. The patented, combination of live microorganisms in QuickRoots facilitate a novel enzymatic process which releases soil nutrients from the soil profile, thereby enhancing seedling vigor, and increasing uptake of certain nutrients including NPK, which leads to expanded root volume, root mass and fine root hairs, promoting optimal plant growth and maximizing yield potential.
TJ Technologies, Inc. is an agricultural company, headquartered in Watertown, S.D. dedicated to developing and providing plant-focused microbial technologies and micronutrient products that are designed to consistently increase plant yield and maximize the soil’s productivity for optimal efficiency and profitability to growers. For more information go to www.tjtechnologiesinc.com.
Beck’s Hybrids is a family-owned and operated seed company that serves farmers in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky. According to a recent media survey, Beck’s ranks as the sixth largest seed company in the United States and the only one in the top six that is family-owned, making Beck’s the largest retail, family-owned seed company in the United States. For more information go to www.beckshybrids.com