S&W Seed secures 1,000 acres in Australia S&W Seed announced it has secured approximately 1,000 acres of contracted seed production in Australia to be dedicated to the company's elite S&W varieties which have historically been grown only in California. This initial planting in Australia is part of the company's strategy to expand and diversify its seed production base in the country and to benefit from a number of favorable economic factors inherent in Australian-based production. These 1,000 initial acres will finalize their planting in the coming weeks and harvested during the company's annual March/April 2015 harvest.
S&W Seed appoints Mark Harvey as Chairman of the Board S&W Seed has appointed alfalfa seed industry veteran and current member of the board of directors Mark Harvey as chairman of the board, effective December 9. Harvey was appointed following the retirement of current board chairman Grover Wickersham who will remain a member of the Board of Directors.