Dow buys Brazil seed company
Dow AgroSciences has acquired the Brazilian maize seed company, Agromen Tecnologia (Orlandia, Sao Paulo) for an undisclosed amount. The seed company's sales account for 11% of the Brazilian maize seed market. The deal includes the Agromen brand, "some of its five" national production plants, and its two research and development units. The Agromen Group's other seed businesses, such as soybeans and sorghum, are not part of the agreement.