SEEDWAY® TO ACQUIRE VEGETABLE SEED BUSINESS ASSETS OF CHAMPION SEED COMPANY

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(Hall, NY): Effective September 1, 2018, SEEDWAY, LLC will acquire the vegetable seed business assets of Champion Seed Company. Since 1959, Champion Seed Company has become a trusted commercial vegetable seed provider to growers throughout Mexico, West Coast, Pacific Northwest, South Central, and Southeast United States.

Upon conclusion of the acquisition on September 4, 2018, Champion Seed Company will then operate and market vegetable seed products under the SEEDWAY Brand.

SEEDWAY, LLC expects no changes to the Champion Seed Company sales, field, and clerical staff. In addition, SEEDWAY will maintain Champion Seed Company locations in McAllen, TX, Uvalde, TX, Coachella, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Tifton, GA, Nampa, ID and Celaya, Mexico. Champion Seed Company and SEEDWAY will maintain all offices/warehouses in listed locations as well as salesmen in established areas.

Headquartered in Hall, NY, SEEDWAY, LLC operates nine locations in five states from Vermont to Florida. A full-line seed company, marketing farm and turf seed in fourteen Northeast and

Mid-Atlantic states and vegetable seed from the US Rocky Mountains to the east coast and the southern provinces of Canada, SEEDWAY, LLC is a subsidiary of GROWMARK, Inc., Bloomington, IL. For more information visit www.seedway.com.