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Pioneer Hi-Bred Acquires Two Regional Seed Companies

05 January 2011

US - DuPont finalized the aquisition of Seed Consultants, Inc., Washington C.H., Ohio, and Terral Seed, Lake Providence, La., as part of its Pioneer Hi-Bred PROaccess business strategy. Terms were not disclosed.

These two seed companies have been distributing products under the Pioneer-owned trademarks:

  • Supreme EX® brand corn hybrids and soybean varieties, distributed by Seed Consultants
  • REV® brand corn hybrids and soybean varieties, distributed by Terral Seed
First introduced in December 2008, the PROaccessSM business strategy enables Pioneer to make available its seed genetics to more growers through a network of distributors. Pioneer will continue its PROaccess distribution agreements with other independent seed companies as previously announced:
  • Beck's Hybrids, Atlanta, Ind.
  • Burrus Hybrids, Arenzville, Ill.
  • Doebler's PA Hybrids Inc., Jersey Shore, Pa.
In early December 2010, Pioneer closed the acquisitions of Hoegemeyer Hybrids, Hooper, Neb., NuTech Seed, Ames, Iowa, and AgVenture, Inc., Kentland, Ind.

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