21130 Eaton Ave. Farmington, MN 55024
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Crop Characteristics, Inc., founded in 1989, is committed to insect rearing and egg production and contract research testing for the seed and crop industry.

Offices, laboratories, and environmentally-controlled growth and rearing chambers are housed in a modern 7,000 square foot headquarters building in Farmington, Minnesota.

Owner and Entomologist, Scott Sargent, directs the insect rearing and testing. Previously, for 18 years, he worked as a researcher for a major seed company, conducting insect research projects on numerous crops and rearing European corn borer and Corn rootworms for plant breeders.