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Agrimarketing : Agribusiness Employer Guide 2008
IMPROVINGQUALITY OF LIFE FAST FACTS: Founded: Originally known as DowElanco, Dow AgroSciences began in 1989 as a joint venture between the Agricultural Products business of The Dow Chemical Company and the Elanco Plant Sciences business of Eli Lilly and Company. The companywas renamed in 1997 when Dow acquired 100 percent ownership of the business. Dow AgroSciences Global Headquarters, Indianapolis, IN ple throughout the world. At Dow AgroSciences,our mis- sion is to harness science to drive innovative solutions to pressing human needs. Every company has a F story.Ours begins with sci- ence. In the 1950s,as the agri- cultural unit of The Dow Chemical Company,we dis- covered and developed innov- ative scientific solutions that improved the way the world farmed. Many of the advancements we intro- duced in those days still play an impor- tant role in agriculture today.But we never stopped thinking ahead. We con- tinued to use science as the foundation for revolutionary solutions to improve crop yield,and human and animal health.Now,as a $3.8 billion wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemi- cal Company and one of the leading agriculture companies in the world,it’s part of our ongoing mission to con- stantly improve what is essential to human progress by mastering science and technology. Dow AgroSciences is a company positioned for the future,with a prod- uct mix and geographical presence that matches global market opportunities. ewer pursuits are more inspiring than enhancing the quality of life for peo- Headquarters: 9330 Zionsville Road Indianapolis,IN 46268-1054 Who we are: Our Core Values —Integrity and Respect for People —clearly artic- ulate what our expectations are as an organization — what we hold to be fundamental to our culture. It is imperative to us that these values are maintained and are constantly made real to every Dow AgroSciences’ employee. Our vision is to be the leader in the dis- covery and development of new tech- nologies and in promoting their integra- tion with conventional technologies. Our goal is to anticipate and meet our customer’s needs so consistently that they viewus not merely as a supplier but as their preferred long-termbusi- ness partner. That is an ambitious goal but it is matched by a culture at Dow AgroSciences that motivates and empowers every employee to pursue excellence.Cultivating that kind of atmosphere is the best way we’ve found to uncover new opportunities for growth — for each employee and the company as a whole. At Dow Agro- Sciences, our vision of the future is bright and promising,and we look for- ward to it with enthusiasm. Key Market Segments: Include canola,citrus,grapes and other fruits,corn,cotton,pest management,range & pasture, small grains and rice,soybeans, sunflowers,turf & ornamental. Employees: Approximately 5,000 employees located around the globe. Positions available: We look for outstanding individu- als with degrees in Agriculture, Agronomy,Biological Sciences, Chemistry,Finance and Business. To apply for positions and learn more, visit www.dowagro.com. 25
May 2008 Supplement
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