VIDEO: BrettYoung opens state-of-the-art seed treatment facility

Many aspects of production, treating and packing are fully automated, computer-controlled

pallet of crop seed on a conveyor

BrettYoung celebrated its 80th anniversary by opening a new 28,000 square foot high-capacity seed treating and coating facility at its Winnipeg headquarters Oct. 28.

Manitoba Co-operator reporter Allan Dawson took a tour of the new facility and spoke with BrettYoung chief executive officer Calvin Sonntag and Cory Baseraba, the chief operating officer.

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Allan Dawson

Allan Dawson is a reporter with the Manitoba Co-operator based near Miami, Man. Covering agriculture since 1980, Dawson has spent most of his career with the Co-operator except for several years with Farmers’ Independent Weekly and before that a Morden-Winkler area radio station.



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