SOURCE: Advanced Growing Systems, Inc.

January 10, 2008 08:07 ET

Harris County Flood Control District Renews 2008 Contract to Utilize TOP Organic Fertilizer

Organic Growing Systems, Inc. Continues Its Strategic Relationship With Harris County Flood Control District

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - January 10, 2008) - Organic Growing Systems, Inc. (A Subsidiary of Advanced Growing Systems, Inc.) (PINKSHEETS: AGWS), manufacturer of TOP 4-2-2 Organic Fertilizer, has renewed its contract with Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) for another year in 2008. According to Joseph T. Myers, P.E., Infrastructure Division Manager for HCFCD, "TOP Organic fertilizer meets our District requirements to apply a product that is slow release and fast acting, reduces water consumption, and has a positive impact on soil chemistry. TOP Organic has performed well in all respects as evidenced by successful turf and tree growth throughout the District in capital improvement programs as well as maintenance. The product meets or exceeds our specifications and our expectations."

Volume sold to HCFCD has increased from 2006 to 2007 by 31%. Marc Nichols, Regional Sales Manager for Organic Growing Systems, Inc. stated, "We are confident through our conversations with county personnel that 2008 will show similar gains. We couldn't be happier about the success of our product with Harris County and it really shows how well our products work."

"We are currently working with multiple municipalities to utilize the non-polluting attributes of our fertilizer. We have lined up several city and county agencies in Georgia for spring '08 applications," said John Strickland, National Sales Manager, Organic Growing Systems, Inc. Mr. Strickland further stated, "Our Winter focus has been concentrated on lining up new distributors and bringing other municipalities on board. From January 17th-19th, we will be attending the Gulf States Horticulture Conference in Mobile, AL. to further promote our products in the 5 Gulf States. We have recognized a significant increase in the desire of both governmental agencies and corporations of all sizes to go green."

About Harris County Flood Control District:

The Harris County Flood Control District (the District) is a special purpose district created by the Texas Legislature in 1937 in response to devastating floods that struck the region in 1929 and 1935. The District's jurisdictional boundaries are set to coincide with Harris County, a community of more than 3.7 million people that includes the City of Houston. The other boundaries in which we operate -- those provided by nature -- are of the 22 primary watersheds within Harris County's 1,756 square miles. Each has its own independent flooding problems. Each presents unique challenges.

The District's drainage and flood control infrastructure is extensive, including more than 1,500 channels totaling about 2,500 miles in length (about the distance from Los Angeles to New York). Nature also challenges us with flat terrain, clay soils that do not absorb water very well and an average annual rainfall of 48 inches. The flooding problems in the community are severe. Flooding IS Harris County's natural disaster! Several hundred thousand homes and businesses are in the identified floodplain (not all flooding areas are mapped), and projects to reduce the risk of flooding are estimated in the billions of dollars.

About AGWS:

Advanced Growing Systems, Inc. ("AGSI" or the "Company"), founded in 2006, is the parent company of Organic Growing Systems, Inc. (a scientifically advanced Organic fertilizer manufacturer) and Advanced Nurseries, Inc. (a wholesale group of Commercial Nurseries located in the Southeastern US). AGSI is dedicated to providing its shareholders significant value and is directly involved in the $48 Billion fertilizer market and the $66 Billion Green Industry. For more information, please visit

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