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Dow AgroSciences Receives Two Agrow Awards for Excellence in the Crop Protection Industry

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 7:32 pm EST

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"Our success is the direct result of the hard work and creative thinking of our employees around the globe. They are committed to creating and delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that serve the needs of the growing world."

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), was recognized for industry-leading technology and innovation with international Agrow Awards in the categories of “Best Marketing Campaign” and “Best Innovation in NonCrop.” The prestigious Agrow Awards honor corporate and individual excellence in the crop protection and production industry.

The winning entries included:

Best Marketing Campaign
It’s a New Age for Forage – This ongoing multi-faceted campaign by the Dow AgroSciences’ U.S. Range & Pasture marketing team leverages the unprecedented value of forage to influence behavior and gain new treated acreage.

Best Innovation in NonCrop
Invasive Plant Management with Milestone® and Other Herbicides – Dow AgroSciences partnered with university and industry experts to develop unique, readily accessible data on the impact of the Milestone herbicide on desirable native plants and grasses. This data can be used in invasive weed management plans for rangeland, pastureland, national parks and other natural areas.

“We are once again pleased and honored to be recognized by industry leaders for our achievements in the crop protection industry this year,” said Antonio Galindez, president and CEO, Dow AgroSciences. “Our success is the direct result of the hard work and creative thinking of our employees around the globe. They are committed to creating and delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that serve the needs of the growing world.”

In addition to the winning entries, Dow AgroSciences was also recognized as a finalist for Best Marketing Campaign with PhytoGen® cottonseed; Best Formulation Innovation with Enlist Duo™ herbicide; Best New Biopesticide with Entrust® Naturalyte® insecticide; and Best Packaging Innovation with bottles made with bi-modal resin and the 20-liter high-PCR recycled HDPE jerrican.

About Dow AgroSciences
Dow AgroSciences, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, develops leading-edge crop protection and plant biotechnology solutions to meet the challenges of the growing world. Dow AgroSciences is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company and had annual global sales of $5.7 billion in 2011. Learn more at www.dowagro.com. Follow Dow AgroSciences on Facebook and YouTube or subscribe to our News Release RSS Feed.

®™Trademarks of Dow AgroSciences LLC. Components of the Enlist Weed Control System have been submitted for review and registration and have not yet received regulatory approvals in all countries. The information presented is not an offer for sale. ©2012 Dow AgroSciences LLC

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Dow AgroSciences
Robyn Heine, 317-337-4807
Rheine@dow.com