Jun 17, 2021
Helm Agro and Alltech Crop Science announce partnership

Helm Agro and Alltech Crop Science announced June 17 a partnership to bridge the gap between traditional and biological crop input solutions. This new relationship applies a systems approach to support sustainable practices and provide growers easy access and product education on full-spectrum, integrated crop solutions.

Helm Agro will market, sell and distribute the Alltech Crop Science line of products in the U.S. Alltech Crop Science will continue to manufacture its crop science solutions while also focusing on scientific research and the development of new products. The collaboration brings together product lines from both companies and elevates science and service through expertise, resources and new, innovative product options.

The family legacies that make up the backbone of both Helm Agro and Alltech Crop Science offer a unique, synergistic partnership that furthers science and service to help deliver better performance and profitability for customers at every stage of crop production.

David Schumacher

“Our family-owned businesses were built on the same values and with the same entrepreneurial spirit as the family farm,” David Schumacher, president, Helm Agro US Inc., said in a news release. “We’re actively seeking to provide solutions and expertise that enhance grower success. This partnership opens new opportunities and supports our customers as they push to reach their crop’s full genetic potential. Combined with Alltech’s unrelenting research and commitment to the highest quality standards, we are eager to be able to exclusively offer products you won’t find anywhere else.”

“Our collaboration with HELM Agro represents a combined 160 years of scientific rigor and crop expertise to support growers in optimizing crop efficiency at every stage of production,” said Mark Lyons, president and CEO of Alltech. “We believe what we can achieve together will be far greater and more meaningful for the future of the ag sector.”

Mark Lyons

Helm Agro and Alltech Crop Science are committed to finding new solutions to help growers feed a growing planet. By advancing science-backed technologies and nutrigenomics, the companies hope to help take crop yields and quality to the next level.

“We believe in the power of science to feed the future,” said Lyons. “Together, we will provide even stronger support to growers, empowering them to unleash the potential of their crops through scientifically proven solutions, inspired by nature itself.”

“Like everyone in agriculture, we never stand still,” said Schumacher. “We are innovating to solve complex problems to support how growers’ produce food, feed and fiber.”

Recognize the need for traditional and biological crop input solutions? Contact a Helm representative by calling 813-621-8846 or email [email protected].

Helm Agro US Inc., located in Tampa, Florida, was founded in 2003. Its parent company, Helm AG, is a multi-billion-dollar family-owned business with a history spanning 121 years. Today, HelmAG is one of the world’s major independent chemical marketing enterprises with more than 100 subsidiaries in over 30 countries. HELM is committed to providing high quality crop protection solutions through innovative chemistries, convenient formulations and uncompromising customer service. This includes high standards in registrations, efficacy of products and customer engagement.

For more information, visit us.helmcrop.com.

Alltech Crop Science is a division of Alltech – a private, family-owned company that delivers smarter, more sustainable solutions for agriculture. For more than 25 years, Alltech Crop Science has been a global leader in the application of microbial fermentation and nutrigenomic research to optimize yields, enhance crop health and maximize crop productivity. 

The company’s natural, proven solutions promote sustainability and profitability throughout the food chain, supporting crop needs at every stage of production. Our talented team members worldwide share our vision for a Planet of Plenty.

For more information, visit alltech.com/crop-science.

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