Alforex Seeds—a rich heritage and a new perspective on alfalfa and forage seed
Alforex Seeds is more than a seed company. We are the culmination of 100+ years of innovation and focus committed to alfalfa and forages. Even more, it’s what we do best because it’s all we do. Alforex channels this heritage to give you a new perspective on alfalfa and forages. A perspective of how to help you get more from your acres. Our company history tells the story behind our ability to help you find out how good you can really be. Alforex Seeds alfalfa and forage company brings together the legacies, the products and the research & development strength of longtime leaders in alfalfa and forage seed.
Alforex Seeds Vision
Today, our vision is alfalfa and forage excellence. Above all, when you use our products you reap the benefits of the experience, focus and commitment that goes into every alfalfa and forage variety. It’s a commitment to serve growers and producers who demand the best for their fields and herds. It’s a commitment to help you look at alfalfa and forage from a different prospective. A perspective of potential: how good can you really be?
Alforex Seeds Heritage
Alforex Seeds is built upon more than 100 years of innovation and experience from our forerunners and parent summarized in the highlights below.
Corteva Agriscience is formed as the agricultural division of Dow Dupont.
Alforex Seeds Announces the issuance of a U.S. patent for Hi-Gest® 660 alfalfa variety. Hi-Gest 660 is the first patented variety with Hi-Gest Alfalfa Technology and is a non-transgenic alfalfa. Several other varieties are patent pending.
Dow AgroSciences and DuPont merge creating the the largest agricultural pure play company in the country.
Hi-Gest Alfalfa Technology, was the first highly digestible alfalfa to be introduced to the market place.
With the support of Dow AgroSciences, Alforex Seeds is launched by combining the breeding and production capabilities of Dairyland Seed and Cal/West Seeds, along with the sales and marketing components of Producer’s Choice.
Dow AgroSciences acquires Cal/West Seeds, Producer’s Choice
Dairyland Seeds creates second generation hybrid alfalfa
Producer’s Choice acquires Grassland Central and Target Alfalfa
Dow AgroSciences acquires Dairyland Seeds
Producer’s Choice acquires PGI Alfalfas
StandFast® traits introduced
Dairyland Seeds creates first hybrid alfalfa. msSunstra™ HybriForce technology introduced.
Producer’s Choice is launched by Cal/West Seeds
Cal/West Seeds establishes the first in-house biotechnology lab devoted to alfalfa development
Cal/West Seeds develops proprietary leafhopper resistant alfalfa
Cal/West Seeds purchases Limagrain’s French alfalfa breeding program and germplasm, a move that leads to the development of StandFast Alfalfa Technology
Cal/West Seeds releases multi-leaf alfalfa
Cal/West Seeds is formed by the merger of two operations, the California Ladino Clover Association and Calapproved.
Dairyland Seeds is founded