ELDORA, IA and TORONTO, ON, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - United Suppliers, Inc.
and Vive Crop Protection, Inc. are pleased to announce a collaboration
to demonstrate and market advanced formulation technologies in the
United States. Targeted to launch in the 2015 growing season, these
technologies will leverage Vive's patented Allosperse™ delivery system
to provide enhanced agronomic performance and new application
opportunities to United Suppliers' leading-edge owners and customers.
"We are pursuing the capabilities of getting more activity out of the
products we are using in current and expanded applications," said
United Suppliers VP of Crop Protection and Seed Brett Bruggeman.
"United Suppliers' retail owners are in the best position to deliver
new technology to growers."
"We are quite excited about working with United Suppliers to provide
innovative products to their customers," said Vive CEO Keith Thomas.
"Vive is rapidly developing a strong pipeline of effective crop
protection products for our partners and growers."
About United Suppliers
United Suppliers is a unique, customer-owned wholesale supplier of crop
protection inputs, seed and crop nutrients, with headquarters in Eldora
and Ames, Iowa. Founded in 1963, United Suppliers is today comprised of
more than 650 agricultural retailers (Owners) who operate nearly 2,800
retail locations throughout the United States and parts of Canada. The
mission of United Suppliers is to be the supplier of choice while
increasing its Owners' capabilities and competitiveness. To meet this
goal, United Suppliers strives to provide Owners with transparent
market intelligence, innovative products, reliable market access and
customized business solutions. For more information, please visit www.unitedsuppliers.com.
About Vive Crop Protection
Vive Crop Protection makes products that better protect crops from
pests. The company has won a number of awards and was highly commended
for Best Formulation Innovation at the 2012 Agrow Awards. Vive's
patented Allosperse delivery system has the ability to coat plants more
evenly, which provides better crop protection and can lead to increased
yields. Vive is working with partners across the globe that share our
vision of bringing safer, more effective crop protection products to
growers everywhere. For more information, see www.vivecrop.com.
SOURCE: Vive Crop Protection
For further information:
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