Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

April 08, 2009 13:50 ET

Viterra Launches New Pulse Star™ Herbicide

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 8, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce the availability of Pulse Star™, a new addition to the Company's exclusive line-up of Viterra branded crop protection products.

"Our farm customers require crop protection solutions that protect their investment and their ability to grow quality products to meet rising world demand," said Doug Wonnacott, Senior Vice-President, Agri-products. "Through the launch of Pulse Star and our expanding crop protection line-up, we are fulfilling our commitment to provide producers with new products and agronomic services that meet their needs."

Pulse Star protects field peas, dry beans and alfalfa against grassy and broadleaf weeds, including green foxtail, redroot pigweed, hemp-nettle, chickweed and cleavers. It is registered in the Black and Grey Wooded soil zones on the Prairies.

For further information on Pulse Star 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.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810