Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

April 13, 2009 16:38 ET

Viterra Adds Shadow™ RTM Herbicide to Its Crop Protection Offering

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 13, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce the launch of Shadow™ RTM, a new addition to the Company's exclusive line-up of Viterra branded crop protection products.

"Shadow RTM is the latest in a series of crop protection products tailored to meet the unique needs of our farm customers," said Doug Wonnacott, Senior Vice-President, Agri-products. "We stand behind our products and no matter where our customers farm, there is an innovative option available at Viterra that will protect and enhance the quality of their crops."

Shadow RTM is a Group 1 herbicide and provides post-emergence control of tough grassy weeds in several broadleaf crops, including field peas, flax, canola, lentils and soybeans. It protects against an array of common weeds such as wild oats, green and yellow foxtail, Persian darnel, barnyardgrass, and volunteer barley, oats, wheat and canaryseed.

For further information on Shadow RTM and other Viterra branded crop protection products visit

Viterra Inc. is Canada's leading agribusiness, with extensive operations and distribution capabilities across Western Canada, and with operations in the United States, Japan, Singapore and Geneva. The Company is diversified into sales and services of crop inputs and equipment, grain handling and marketing, livestock feed, agri-food processing and financial products. These operations are complemented by value-added businesses and strategic alliances, which allow Viterra to leverage its pivotal position between Prairie farmers and destination customers. The Company's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol VT.

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