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Texas-based AgVenture Frontier Hybrids brings

AgVenture® brand seed to four-state region


KENTLAND, INDIANA (April 8, 2008) —Long-standing Texas-based Frontier Hybrids has today announced they’ve joined AgVenture, the nation’s largest network of independently owned and operated regional seed companies. Company president, Trent Ryan said, “We are really pleased to make this move for our customers and proud to become AgVenture Frontier Hybrids.” The family founded and owned company, based in Abernathy, Texas will continue to provide its customers the agronomic service and support they trust. “By joining AgVenture, we now have even greater access to superior seed genetics and the latest seed technologies available on the market,” said Ryan.


AgVenture Frontier Hybrids territory spans 900,000 corn acres in the High Plains region including parts of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Kansas. Since 1984, Frontier Hybrids has provided their customer’s exceptional service and quality seed products. Ryan said, “This Company was founded by my parents, Dan and Donna, and it has really grown as the industry has changed. Joining AgVenture allows us to keep doing what we do well while greatly enhancing our corn and alfalfa product offerings through the proven AgVenture model.”


Vice President of Sales and Marketing for AgVenture, Inc., Jim Groepper stated, “Trent and the AgVenture Frontier Hybrid team are a great addition to our growing network of Regional Seed Companies (RSCs). Now spanning 27 states, growers across the country are consistently achieving new levels of high yields and greater profitability on their AgVenture-planted acres.”


Ryan noted that AgVenture Frontier Hybrids plans to participate in AVI’s Maximum Profit System, a strategic approach to helping growers attain greater profitability through greatly improving yield, driving down cost per bushel produced and improving customers’ overall profitability on every acre. He said, “The Maximum Profit System will really provide our growers with some great resources and tools. The system is designed to help them use sound agronomics, accuracy in placement and selection, and custom-developed information systems to farm for maximum profit. It is unique. It is innovative and it works.”   


According to Ryan, he’s seen some great advantages from working with the AgVenture team. “As an independent seed company owner, we’ve already greatly benefited from the interaction with other AgVenture RSCs across the nation and the AgVenture leadership.  “This is a move that is right for the times,” Ryan said. “Farmers need to realize value from every single input and operation on their farms. As AgVenture Frontier Hybrids, we can continue our focus on effective management of the soil, water and land resources while we provide our customers with exceptional seed choices adapted to our area. The company will maintain its sales, office and production staff. Leading sales are District Sales Managers Billy McClenney, Kyle Robertson, and Darren Reinert. The company also sells sorghum, hay grazers and native prairie grasses.


AgVenture, Inc. is the nation’s largest network of independently owned regional seed companies. Based in Kentland, Indiana, AgVenture provides this growing network of independently owned and managed seed business owners with seed products meeting exacting standards for quality, together with leading-edge genetics and technology. Since 1983, this unique marketing approach has allowed each individual company to match the hybrids it sells to the specific needs of the geographical area it serves. Combined with professional seed representation at a local level, AgVenture strives to help every grower realize more profit from every field.



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