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 2: Video: New corn genetics line launched with non-GMO stress, insect tolerance 
Piece 3: Photo gallery: Major rice company uses Puerto Rico for seed research, nursery 
Piece 4: Video: Spectrum Seed Solutions uses DuraYield genetics for non-GMO markets 
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