Dow AgroSciences acquires Cal/West Seeds in Woodland, US

Dow AgroSciences acquires Cal/West Seeds in Woodland, US

7:57 AM, 10th October 2012
Dow AgroSciences acquires Cal/West Seeds in Woodland, US

WOODLAND/INDIANAPOLIS, US: Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, has acquired the assets of Cal/West Seeds based in Woodland, California. The addition of Cal/West Seeds expands Dow AgroSciences’ alfalfa business and strengthens its global forages business.

Dow AgroSciences will acquire substantially all of Cal/West Seeds’ assets which include Cal/West and Producer’s Choice brands, Cal/West SRL Argentina, the research and development technologies and genetics programme, as well as the production facilities. Cal/West has R&D and production facilities in California, Washington, and Wisconsin. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“We believe this opportunity will effectively help achieve many key business objectives, and customers will benefit from access to more diverse technologies to deliver enhanced productivity of alfalfa and forage products. We are excited and looking forward to building a better and stronger forage business under Dow AgroSciences,” said Paul Frey, CEO, Cal/West Seeds.

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