Jay Miller ~ Steve Kober
Betaseed recently restructured the company’s research and development organization to support key strategic initiatives.
Jay Miller was promoted to director of breeding and product management. In this new role, Miller provides corporate leadership for all North American research, breeding and product management activities. Miller’s team includes four plant breeders, plant pathologists, product management and technical specialists.
Miller has been at Betaseed over 25 years in various roles, including plant
breeding, station management and product management. He continues to work directly with KWS SAAT Ag, Einbeck, Germany, providing innovative, relevant technologies and genetics to North American markets.
Steve Kober was named to the newly created position of director of stations for Betaseed. In this role, he provide leadership to station managers at Shakopee and Moorhead, Minn., and Kimberly, Idaho, and to station personnel in implementing team-based breeding and field work supporting corporate initiatives.
Kober has been at Betaseed for 20 years in various roles, including product management and breeding. He continues to work with KWS SAAT Ag in implementing new trial protocols and innovative farming technologies.