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2013 Press Releases

AMERICAN VANGUARD AND MONSANTO EXTEND CROP PROTECTION COLLABORATION
Newport Beach, CA – June 6, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has extended an agreement with Monsanto Company to co-market its post-emergent corn herbicide Impact® as part of the Roundup Ready PLUS™ weed management platform. 
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ESMAIL ZIRAKPARVAR RECEIVES IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Newport Beach, CA – April 22, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that a member of its Board of Directors, Esmail Zirakparvar has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Iowa State University.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD INVESTS IN TYRATECH NATURAL PRODUCT TECHNOLOGIES
Newport Beach, CA – April 3, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that it has completed an investment in TyraTech, Inc. to participate in the continued development and marketing of natural products for human and animal health applications. American Vanguard has invested $3.7 million to secure a 29.46% ownership position in TyraTech, Inc.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD ANNOUNCES EPA REGISTRATION OF SMARTBLOCK®
Breakthrough Green Technology for Preserving Potatoes during Storage
Newport Beach, California - February 11, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for SmartBlock®, a novel potato sprout inhibitor.
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CORN SOIL INSECTICIDE USE RISING
Corn growers facing larger and more difficult to control rootworm populations are increasingly turning to AMVAC’s suite of corn soil insecticides to improve yield and harvest efficiency…
By Rod Swoboda
Source: http://farmprogress.com/wallaces-farmer
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Amvac press releases are available for the following years: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009