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Minnesota native Ed Baumgartner founded 3rd Millennium Genetics (3MG) in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, in 2005. The company offers year-round nursery services to global seed customers who need fast conversion from research genetics to seed production fields. The climate in Puerto Rico allows up to four corn crops a year.
This is the 1st piece in our "Week in Puerto Rico" series. Check back for more videos, photo galleries and stories in the series at www.farmindustrynews.com.
Piece 1: Video: Soybean, seed nursery business thrives in Puerto Rico
Piece 3: Photo gallery: Major rice company uses Puerto Rico for seed research, nursery
Piece 5: Gallery: Bayer CropScience expands seed research, nursery in Puerto Rico
Piece 6: Story: Move over Hawaii – Puerto Rico takes over U.S. winter seed work