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AMVAC serves a healthy, demand-driven global agricultural market. In a world that requires ever-increasing quantities of agricultural products for human food, animal feed, natural fibers and alternative fuels, the key to success is enhanced productivity. From planting to harvest, AMVAC’s products help meet that critical need by providing effective and diverse crop enhancement products. In addition, AMVAC produces and markets products that protect public and animal health, safeguard property from damaging pests and enhance the quality of the environment where we live and work.
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American Vanguard Announces Licensing of Scepter-based Herbicides for Weed Control in Soybean and Turf Applications
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amvac Chemical Corporation, has licensed Scepter-based herbicide products from BASF Corporation for use in the United States and its territories.

Looking East: A Conversation with AMVAC COO Bob Trogele
Bob Trogele is a person you meet that you don’t soon forget. He puts you at ease, focuses on you entirely and happily talks basketball to the curious who have googled his background – or guessed it by his tall stature.

American Vanguard Acquires Global Bromacil Herbicide Business Assets from DuPont Crop Protection
Newport Beach, Calif., and Wilmington, Del. (April 29, 2015) – American Vanguard Corporation and DuPont Crop Protection today announced that AMVAC C.V., the Netherlands-based international subsidiary of American Vanguard, has acquired the DuPont global Bromacil herbicide business assets. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

American Vanguard Acquires Nemacur® Nematicide Assets in Europe
Newport Beach, California (April 6, 2015) – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), through its international subsidiary AMVAC Netherlands B.V., today announced the acquisition of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.'s European Nemacur® insecticide/nematicide business assets.  Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

AUTILUS Fungicide Offers Anthracnose Control on Golf Greens
Provides Turf Managers a Resistance Management Tool in Anthracnose Control
Newport Beach, Calif. (March 19, 2015) – AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a business unit of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has introduced AUTILUS™ turf fungicide, a new product that can be used to control anthracnose on golf course putting greens, tees and fairways.

AMVAC to Cease Sales and Marketing of Rejuvenate® Seed Treatment for Potatoes
Newport Beach, Calif. (December 22, 2014) — Since 2013, AMVAC Chemical Corporation has been distributing and marketing Rejuvenate® Seed Treatment for potatoes on behalf of Stehekin, LLC. Effective January 1, 2015, AMVAC will no longer sell or market Rejuvenate. Although AMVAC believes Rejuvenate has demonstrated strong performance in the control of excessive stem numbers in potatoes, Stehekin will assume responsibility for all aspects of distributing and marketing Rejuvenate Seed Treatment and AMVAC will no longer sell or market the product. Please direct your inquiries to Stehekin at 509- 580-0359.

AMVAC Launches DEADLINE® GT™ for Superior Snail and Slug Control
Newly Designed Pellet Offers Significant Advantages to Growers
AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has introduced DEADLINE® GT™, a newly designed molluscicide pellet for the control of slugs and snails. 

NUVAN® Directed Spray™ Aerosol Offers Bed Bug Control
New Aerosol Spray Provides Pest Management Professionals Additional Tool for Control of Structural Pests
AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a business unit of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has introduced NUVAN® Directed Spray™ Aerosol, a new aerosol spray that is highly effective against bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas and 21 other structural pests. 

AMVAC Chemical Corporation Gains Distribution Rights of BASAMID® G
Granular soil fumigant now exclusively from AMVAC
Newport Beach, Calif. (April 1, 2014) – AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) announced it is the sole distributor of the granular soil fumigant product BASAMID® G.

Liquid Corn Soil Insecticide Provides Secondary Pest Control
Newport Beach, Calif. (March 4, 2014) – AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has introduced XPEDIENT FC corn soil insecticide to provide corn growers convenient and affordable secondary pest control.