Dow to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agricultural Conference


MIDLAND, Mich. - February 25, 2013

Antonio Galindez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agricultural Conference in Miami, Fla. at 4:30 p.m. (EST), Feb. 27, 2013.

Among the topics Galindez will cover: Dow AgroSciences’ record-breaking 2012 performance, current trends fueling business results and an update on the industry-leading innovations that continue to drive growth, including POWERCORE™, Refuge Advanced™ powered by SmartStax® and strong sales of new Crop Protection products.

Dow invites investors to listen to the live webcast of the presentation through its website at www.dow.com/investors/events. A replay of the presentation will also be available on the Company’s website within 24 hours following the webcast.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

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Nancy Lamb, +1 (989) 638-7251
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