Redfield Welcomes Anderson Seed Company

photo by Bri Matthews

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard aids in the ribbon cutting at Anderson Seed Company in Redfield Thursday

Minnesota-based Anderson Seed Company held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their plant near Redfield on Thursday.  Ron Anderson, owner of Anderson Seed Company said that they picked Redfield as a location since they were buying a large amount of product from the area.  Instead of paying to move the seeds, he said it made sense to build a plant near the product instead.  Originally the plant was only going to employ one person; however,  Anderson says they’ll have more…

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Anderson explains what the sunflower seeds will go through…

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Governor Dennis Daugaard was on hand for the occasion and he said that this is the type of business that our state needs to keep bringing in…

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The $3 million project was partially financed with a REDI Fund loan and the pooled-bond program, administered through the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

(courtesy Hub City Radio, Aberdeen)

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