DuPont acquires three regional seed companies
Jun. 3, 2010
DuPont has announced the acquisition of three regional seed companies as part of its PROaccess business strategy.
The companies are AgVenture, based in Kentland, Indiana; Hoegemeyer Hybrids of Hooper, Nebraska; and, NuTech Seed of Ames, Iowa. Closings are scheduled to occur later this year. Terms were not disclosed.
Through PROaccess, DuPont makes Pioneer seed genetics available to other seed companies. The company has distribution agreements with several independent seed companies, including Beck’s, Burrus, Doebler’s, Seed Consultants and Terral Seed. Pioneer also sells seed under the Curry Seed Brand.
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