Herb Mattson, President and Owner, along with his wife,

Brenda as Secretary and Treasurer, have operated the Mattson

Seed Plant for over 20 years. In 1999, the couple with their six children

started their seed business with a bare piece of ground and a

commitment to provide the highest quality certified seed and

custom cleaning service available in Northwest Kansas. 

The family-owned business has thrived and grown over the

years to include four full time employees and seasonal help.

Herb is originally from Pine Bluffs, Wyoming where he took

over his parents’ farm in the late 1960’s.  He then saw the

need for a seed cleaning plant at Mattson Ranch Company

North of Pine Bluffs.  The business has over 40 years of experience.  

        The industry experience that Herb would have personally includes many years of hands on experience.  Memberships have been with the Kansas Crop Improvement Assn for the states of Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska.  A member of Syngenta/AgriPro, Monsanto-WestBred, AgSeco, Limagrain, KWA, Watley Seed, CWRF/Plains Gold.

        Mattson was one of the original founding members of the Kansas Wheat Alliance and past chairman for seven years; a member of Kansas Seed Industry;  Kansas Wheat Growers Assn;  Kansas Crop Improvement Assn, and Farm Bureau member.    In 2011, Mattson Farms was honored to receive the Thomas County Family Farm Ag Award with Farm Bureau.

        Herb and Brenda Mattson are members of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Colby.  Herb holds position of Church President and Elder.  Brenda is Stewardship Board Director and Music Accompanist with various other church involvements.




Mattson Seed Farms

Colby, Kansas

  • 7 miles west from Colby, KS 2 miles from I-70 on Hwy 24, Exit 45 

  • Truck scales

  • High capacity treater

  • High speed over head loadout

  • State-of-the-Art Cleaner, Length Grader and Gravity Table


Mattson Ranch Company

Pine Bluffs, Wyoming

  • 10 miles North from Pine Bluffs, WY at 1872 County Road 162

  • Truck Scales

  • Custom cleaning

  • Certified Seed Sales


Herb Mattson
Albert Kranz
Ranch Manager
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