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DMG Productions to Feature Mark Seed on Upcoming Episode of American Farmer

Press Release  •  May 30, 2012 11:52 EDT

Perry, IA—Mark Seed proudly announces their participation in an upcoming episode of American Farmer.

Mark Seed is the maker of the Cyst Tech soybean seed. Known as the “seed that will change the face of Midwestern agriculture”, the Cyst Tech soybean seed is set to double yields for farmers worldwide.

This particular segment will focus on how Mark Seed is overcoming some of the toughest challenges in farming. Viewers will learn how the Cyst Tech soybean seed originally came about, and why it has been so instrumental in agriculture.

“Mark Seed Company recognizes agriculture is an ever changing, evolving industry. Every year, we pride ourselves on being able to offer new and developing technologies to our growers,” said Mark Terpstra, founder of Mark Seed. “Our top-notch research and technology team has kept pace by bringing new and better products to the market for over thirty-five years.”

 “Mark Seed is truly a game changer,” said Shirley White, producer for the series. “Viewers are going to be amazed at how much goes into the production of a seed, and how much it means to the agriculture industry.”

 About American Farmer:

American Farmer is a breakthrough program on a mission to showcase the latest advancements in agriculture and farming. From seed to harvest, livestock and more, our producers have traveled the country covering the people, places and issues impacting all areas of farm country.

American Farmer attracts a large farm and ranch audience along with a loyal following of city viewers who want to remain connected with country living and the business of agriculture.

For more information visit: www.dmgproductions.org or call (866) 496-4065.

 About Mark Seed:

 Mark Terpstra, a third generation seeds man, grew up in the very small town of Lynnville, Iowa. He went on to graduate from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.  After working with his father’s company, Riverside Seed, which was one of the first private label soybean companies in the industry, Mark went on to work for Lubrizol, which eventually purchased Riverside Seed from the family in 1983.  Soon after, Mark started up Mark Seed Company, which still operates today in Perry, Iowa.  Because Mark had been crossing genetics on soybeans since the age of 12, he also implemented a research division to develop new lines of his own genetic lines for production.  What started out as a small research program has grown into over 50,000 different genetic lines and eventually Mark’s invention which is known as Cyst Tech Soybean technology. With 10+ years of scientific data on Cyst Tech and the patents for the technology in their final stages, the technology is set for release industry wide.

For more information, visit www.markseed.com or call 515-465-2122.

Media Contact:

Mark Terpstra

515-465-2122

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