S&W Seed Company has entered into a distribution agreement with agricultural product marketer and distributor Wilbur-Ellis.
Wilbur-Ellis will distribute S&W’s alfalfa seed varieties through its retail sales channels throughout North America, providing Wilbur Ellis’ customers with access to S&W’s full portfolio of premium alfalfa seed genetics, including salt tolerant varieties with Roundup Ready technology.
Wilbur-Ellis will look to expand S&W’s varieties through its more than 160 branch locations, primarily in the western and central U.S.
Customers of Wilbur-Ellis will have access to S&W’s dormant and non-dormant alfalfa seed traits, including salt tolerance; high yield; drought resistance; improved disease resistance for many pests including anthracnose, phytopthora root rot, aphanomyces, verticillium wilt, stem nematode, and aphids; plus a tolerance to lodging.
In addition to Wilbur-Ellis’s distribution of branded S&W varieties, S&W will provide seed for Wilbur Ellis’ Integra private label alfalfa seed brand.