NEWS PRESS RELEASES

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Press Release | FIRST founder Kevin Coey retiring

Farmers’ Independent Research of Seed Technologies (FIRST) independent variety trials are announcing the retirement of owner Kevin Coey from active management of the program. Coey has spent 38 years working in the seed industry.

November 7, 2023

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Press Release | FIRST Seed Tests Releases New Product Search Tool

FIRST is a group of independent businesses and host farmers who have organized consistently designed yield performance trials in 15 states throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic for the last 24 years. FIRST provides yield results within days of harvest free of charge to the public, reporting the per-location and regional...

March 30, 2020

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Press Release | Departure of Dr. Joe Bruce, General Manager

Joe has been a leader, a mentor and a friend. His influence has positively impacted the professional development of our FIRST Team members and left an indelible impression on us all. As Joe moves on to another position in the industry, we congratulate him and wish him Godspeed. Passing the...

January 10, 2019

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