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Pinnacle™ Announces the Acquisition of Cedar Ridge Supply, LLC

Monday, September 8, 2014 -

Hays, KS, September 8, 2014 – Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) has acquired Cedar Ridge Supply, LLC (“Cedar Ridge Supply”).  Cedar Ridge Supply will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture™ brand ("Performance Agriculture").  Located in Hays, Kansas, Cedar Ridge Supply is a family-owned wholesale dealer of agricultural chemicals. 

Cedar Ridge Supply was founded by Paul Taylor in July 2011.  Since that time, Cedar Ridge Supply has been providing agricultural pesticides to retailers in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Nebraska. Taylor is a graduate of Kansas State University and is a Certified Crop Advisor with over 25 years of experience in the agriculture industry. 

Under the new ownership, Taylor will continue to manage the wholesale dealership located at 1121 Stonecrest, Hays, Kansas 67601.  Taylor’s wife, Janis, will continue as Office Manager.    

“Our union with Performance Agriculture will greatly strengthen our ability to provide our customers with the best possible service and pricing,” said Taylor. “Backed by Performance Agriculture’s foundation of trust, loyalty, and integrity, we will continue our mission of combining exceptional personal service with quality products.”

“It is an honor for Cedar Ridge Supply to join Performance Agriculture as a partner in servicing this multi-state retailer community,” said Keith Karnes, Performance Agriculture’s Regional Business Director.  “We are excited about the Cedar Ridge Supply staff joining our team, and we look forward to seamlessly continuing the excellent service that they have always provided their customers.”

About Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC

Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC is a best-in-class agricultural retail distribution business created through acquisitions and greenfield retail establishments.  The company operates through its Sanders®, Performance Agriculture, Providence Agriculture™, AgOne Application Services™ and Innvictis™ brands, serving growers across 22 states.  Pinnacle is multifaceted in its operations, which include seed production and sales, agricultural chemical distribution, bulk handling of fertilizer, precision agriculture services and general merchandise for the farming, livestock and wildlife industries. 

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For more information contact:

Keith Karnes, Regional Business Director
Performance Agriculture
(785) 672-0412
keith.karnes@performanceagriculture.com

Paul Taylor, Location Manager
Performance Agriculture
(785) 259-6493
paul.taylor@performanceagriculture.com