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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 Enters into Agreement with Adama to Acquire Certain Crop Protection Assets in the U.S. – Part of ChemChina/Syngenta Merger
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), through its principal operating subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire  certain US assets relating to the three crop protection product lines — Abamectin, Chlorothalonil and Paraquat — from subsidiaries of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.…

AMVAC Announces New Head of Regulatory Affairs
March 21, 2017 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has hired Ms. Anne Turnbough, Ph.D. as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.

AMVAC Acquires Andersons' FFIII™ Fungicide Product Line
AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has acquired the FFIII™ fungicide product line from the Plant Nutrient Group of The Andersons, Inc, (NASDAQ:ANDE). 

Research Collaboration on Promising Techniques for Mosquito Control
November 28, 2016 – AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), has entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement with Harvard University to develop and potentially commercialize new, Harvard-owned technology aimed at control of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a well-known viral disease vector.

American Vanguard International Subsidiary and Huifeng Agrochemical Company Ltd. Subsidiary Establish Agro-Technology Joint Venture
August 2, 2016 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its International Subsidiary, AMVAC Netherlands BV, has joined with Chinese-based Huifeng Agrochemical Company, Ltd. Subsidiary Shanghai Focus Biological Technology Co., Ltd. to establish a technology R&D-focused joint venture based in Hong Kong.

New Website Provides Easy Access to AMVAC® Turf Products provides turf professionals with key product information
AMVAC® Chemical Corporation, a business unit of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), recently launched a new website — — to provide easy access to the company’s turf portfolio.

AMVAC Ups the Ante with New Precision Ag Technology
Get an exclusive first look at its sophisticated delivery system, SIMPAS, coming in 2018
By: Jackie Pucci, Senior Editor, AgriBusiness Global
A potentially industry-changing at-plant soil treatment system from American Vanguard Corp., or AMVAC, is coming soon to large growers in the U.S. and internationally. The invention is called SIMPAS, and the brains behind it is Eric Wintemute, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Southern California-based company since 1994.

American Vanguard Announces New Asia Pacific Subsidiary
Newport Beach, California – April 27, 2016 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, AMVAC-Netherlands BV, has established a new Asia Pacific operating entity in Singapore. This new subsidiary, AMVAC Singapore Pte Ltd, will advance the Corporation’s strategic objective of international expansion in this important world region.

AMVAC Introduces OREON™ Fungicide, a New Tool in Resistance Management for Golf Course Superintendents
AMVAC Chemical Corporation, a business unit of American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), introduces OREON™ Fungicide, a combination fungicide that provides both contact and systemic activity against common turf diseases such as anthracnose (Colletotrichum cereale), dollar spot (Sclerotinia homoeocarpa) and brown patch (Rhizoctonia solani). 

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.