Our company is rising, and it’s bringing you expanded choice, local focus, and unmatched expertise.

Welcome to Tidewater Seed, a locally-owned, independent seed company providing corn and soybean genetics exclusively to the DelMarVa and Mid-Atlantic regions. Launched in 2013, Tidewater Seed is bringing the market the very best genetics, traits, and technology from the world’s top-rated labs and production companies.

Our team of seasoned veterans understand that farmers want broad choices in genetics and technology to achieve the best results for their own acres. Tidewater Seed gives DelMarVa and Mid-Atlantic farmers access to elite genetics from across the industry, allowing farmers to design and implement highly individualized growing plans tailored to their own soils and local growing conditions. By running and maintaining rigorous local testing programs on our products, we can ensure that the best genetics and traits are selected for your specific growing conditions.

Tidewater Seed keeps your genetics options open through its representation of the AXIS Seed brand, an independent and rapidly growing national brand that offers a broad portfolio of the industry’s top-performing genetics and traits. The AXIS Seed management team is filled with industry veterans who understand the advantages that come with freedom of choice in seed decisions.

“We purchased Tidewater Seed in 2023 and will continue to offer the high level of service and trusted advice that have been provided to the DelMarVa and Mid-Atlantic farmers for more than a decade.”
Pat Bilbrough
President & Owner, Tidewater Seed

Tidewater Seed Group Photo from September 2023
Photo of Tidewater Seed Team

Left to right: Lanette Waters, Andy Blank, Steve Freeman, Patrick Freeman, Brent Johnson, Tyler Franklin, Pat Bilbrough, Brodie Usilton, Mike Rew, and Paula Harris.