Agria (NYSE: GRO) is a global agricultural company with three principal business segments: Seed & Grain; Crop Protection, Nutrients & Merchandise; and Rural Services. The Seed and Grain segment is engaged in research and developement, production and sale of a broad range of seed products and trading of seed and grain products globally. The Crop Protection, Nutrients and Merchandise segment operates an extensive chain of retail stores that supply farm input materials. The Rural services segment provides livestock trading, wool trading, irrigation and pumping, real estate agency and other agriservices.
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/15 --
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its New Zealand-listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW"), has agreed to purchase the turf irrigation business of Advanced Irrigation Systems Limited ("AIS") with settlement scheduled to take place on June 30, 2015.
AIS was established in 1989 and has become one of the market leaders in the New Zealand turf irrigation sector. PGW CEO Mark Dewdney comm...
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/15/15 --
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced that its New Zealand-listed subsidiary, PGG Wrightson Limited (NZSE: PGW) ("PGW"), expects its full year 2015 operating EBITDA** will be in the NZ$66 to $69 million range, slightly greater than the guidance indicated in February 2015.
Mr. Alan Lai, Executive Chairman of Agria and Chairman of the PGW Board commented, "We are pleased with the upward revision to PGW's guidance...
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/15 --
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") today announced the appointment of Mr. Brent de Jong as Executive Director to the Company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Alan Lai, Agria's Executive Chairman, commented, "We are pleased to welcome Brent to our board. His experience in private equity, M&A and investment banking will be valuable as he works closely with Agria's executive team to evaluate growth and expansion opportunities. Fur...
BEIJING, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/19/15 --
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria") refers to its earlier announcement on May 15 establishing the Agria-Lincoln Partnership and today announces that it has established a five year cooperation agreement with the city government of Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province in China, to modernize agricultural production in the area.
With the support of the Guiyang government, Agria will take active measures to implement modernized...
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