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.
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
AMVAC Launches DEADLINE® GT™ for Superior Snail and Slug Control
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.
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.