Alan Reade, Executive Chairman of TyraTech said, “TyraTech is very excited about the opportunity to partner with AMVAC in this venture, as we believe it will allow both the successful commercialization of current products in addition to developing new opportunities in areas such as Lawn and Garden and Seed Treatment.”Mr. Wintemute continued: “The opportunity to utilize TyraTech’s R&D strength and proprietary screening capabilities to explore and develop new active ingredients and formulations will greatly enhance AMVAC’s ability to explore new product opportunities, expedite the development process, and commercialize new pesticides.” About American Vanguard American Vanguard Corporation is a diversified specialty and agricultural products company that develops and markets products for crop protection and management, turf and ornamentals management and public and animal health. American Vanguard is included on the Russell 2000® & Russell 3000® Indexes and the Standard & Poors Small Cap 600 Index. To learn more about American Vanguard, please reference the Company’s web site at www.american-vanguard.com. The Company, from time to time, may discuss forward-looking information. All forward-looking statements are estimates by the Company’s management and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause results to differ from management’s current expectations. Such factors include weather conditions, changes in regulatory policy and other risks as detailed in the Company’s SEC reports and filings. Any forward-looking statements in this release represent the Company’s best judgment as of the date of this release.