Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

April 15, 2009 16:10 ET

Viterra: New Marengo™ Herbicide Now Available

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - Viterra Inc. (TSX:VT) is pleased to announce the addition of Marengo™ to its exclusive line-up of Viterra branded crop protection products.

"With Marengo, our farm customers can expect highly effective weed control at a competitive price," said Doug Wonnacott, Senior Vice-President, Agri-products. "It is the latest entry in our crop protection offering and a symbol of our commitment to quality, backed by our reliable network of customer service and agronomic expertise."

Marengo is a Group 1 herbicide and provides post-emergence control of annual grasses in all varieties of spring wheat, winter wheat, 2 and 6-row barley, and spring and winter rye. It protects crops against wild and volunteer oats, green and yellow foxtail, barnyardgrass and Persian darnel.

For further information on Marengo 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