Viterra Inc.
TSX : VT

Viterra Inc.

April 07, 2009 11:13 ET

Viterra Expands Exclusive Line-up of Crop Protection Products

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 7, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce the launch of Foothills as the newest addition to its exclusive lineup of Viterra branded crop protection products.

Foothills is a superior grass herbicide for use in spring wheat and durum that provides control of wild oats, green and yellow foxtail, barnyardgrass, Persian darnel, as well as volunteer oats and canaryseed with unsurpassed crop safety.

"Our farm customers need to have confidence that their investment is being protected with the right products," said Doug Wonnacott, Senior Vice-President, Agri-products. "This valuable new option, combined with the agronomic expertise of our retail network, is specifically designed to enhance their ability to produce high yielding, healthy wheat and durum crops."

Foothills has more than 28 tank mix options for broad spectrum control in a single pass. For further information, including details on Viterra's Loyalty Rebate Program, visit cropprotection.viterra.ca.

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.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810
    Website: www.viterra.ca