Company will be exhibiting at Booth #6615 in the Farm Credit Dairy Center
For Immediate Release
Robert Blum, Joe Dorame, Joe Diaz Lytham Partners, LLC 602-889-9700
Chief Financial Officer
S&W Seed Company
FIVE POINTS, California – February 10, 2014
S&W Seed Company (Nasdaq: SANW), the world’s largest producer of non-dormant, alfalfa seed varieties, with production in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valley’s of California, as well as in South Australia, today announced that the Company will be exhibiting at the 47th annual World Ag Expo 2014 at Booth #6615 in the Farm Credit Dairy Center.
Mark Grewal, chief executive officer of S&W Seed Company, commented, “This is an exciting year for S&W at the World Ag Expo. Not only is this our first year exhibiting following our acquisition of Seed Genetics International from Australia, but we have a tremendous presence in being showcased on the back cover of the show program. S&W Seed Company’s sales, research and production leaders are personally available to provide details on the proven S&W alfalfa seed genetic solutions to common problems mitigated by dairies throughout the U.S. as well as internationally. This environment has proven to be a very effective method to personally and directly understand the producer’s issues and needs pertaining specifically to their farms and regions and how a leader like S&W is capable of solving these concerns through some of the world’s leading genetics. We look forward to a wonderful event and a great way to showcase the strengths and capabilities of an integrated S&W to the world.”
S&W will be showcasing its high yielding, salt tolerant varieties known to be:
Profitable in marginal soils or irrigation water
Helpful in recovering the use of unproductive soils
Resistant to pests and disease
Proven profit results for yield and quality
Backed by decades of university trials and testing
Available in all dormancy levels
The 47th annual World Ag Expo 2014, Agriculture: Feeding Tomorrow’s World, will run February 11-13, 2014 at the International Agri-Center show grounds in Tulare, California. The Expo is the largest annual agricultural show of its kind with 1,400 exhibitors displaying cutting-edge agricultural technology and equipment on 2.6 million square feet of show grounds.
Founded as a partnership in 1980, S&W Seed Company is now a global agricultural corporation, headquartered in the Central Valley of California. The company is the largest producer of non-dormant, alfalfa seed varieties in the world, with production operations in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valley’s of California, as well as in South Australia. The company has worldwide sales and distribution through both a direct sales force as well as dealer-distributors. The company’s proprietary varieties are designed to meet the shifting needs of farmers that require high performance in poor and highly saline soil conditions and have been verified over decades of university-sponsored trials. Additionally, the company is utilizing its research and breeding expertise to develop and produce U.S.-based stevia leaf. Stevia is an all-natural, zero calorie sweetener from the food and beverage industry. For more information, please visit www.swseedco.com.
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