Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

April 24, 2009 11:00 ET

Viterra Grows Crop Protection Line-up with New Armour™ Cereal Seed Treatment

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce the addition of its first Viterra branded seed treatment, Armour™, to its exclusive line-up of crop protection products.

"As a global food ingredients provider we are focused on offering our farm customers the right products at the right time to support the growth of healthy crops," said Doug Wonnacott, Senior Vice-President, Agri-products. "Armour can help establish a great cereal crop through superior seedling disease control, and is backed by Viterra's unwavering commitment to quality and high performance."

Armour is a seed treatment that protects cereal crops such as wheat, barley and oats from true loose smut and diseases caused by Fusarium.

For further information on Armour 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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  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810