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Pinnacle™ Announces the Acquisition of Kerman Ag Resources, Inc.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -

Kerman, CA, August 28, 2014  –  Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) will acquire Kerman Ag Resources, Inc. (“Kerman Ag”).  Kerman Ag will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture™ brand ("Performance Agriculture").  Located in Kerman, California, Kerman Ag is a full-service agricultural input retailer specializing in sales and service of chemicals and fertilizers for vineyards, tree crops, and row crops.

Founded in 2006, Kerman Ag provides plant nutrition products, crop protection chemicals, seed and other agronomic services to local growers.  Through its team of field experts, Kerman Ag services growers of crops such as corn, tomatoes, alfalfa, barley, cotton, almonds, oranges, grapes, and raisins.

The new Performance Agriculture location will remain at 1100 S. Madera Avenue, Kerman, CA 93630, and will be managed by Raymond Maul, former President of Kerman Ag.  Liz Bowles will continue as Operations Manager, and all sales representatives and other employees of Kerman Ag will retain their current positions under the new ownership.

“We are very excited to be a part of Performance Agriculture.   This union allows us to enhance the products and innovative solutions that we bring to our growers,” said Maul.  “The Central Valley has very diverse crops and farming is year-round with everything from row crops to vegetables and fruit and nut crops. We are proud to align with a team that is committed to year-round grower success and helping ensure the most return on our growers’ investments.”

“We look forward to working with the area growers of the Central Valley which continues to be one of the top producing counties in the nation based on gross value of agricultural production,” said Jason White, President  of Performance Agriculture.  “We are confident that the farmers Kerman Ag has served so well will experience a seamless transition and will continue to receive the excellent service they have come to know in meeting all of their crop input needs.”

Kerman, California is Performance Agriculture’s sixth retail location offering custom fertilizer blends, seed, and crop protection products, and award-winning precision agriculture services.  Plans are underway to launch additional Performance Agriculture locations in the Mountain and Pacific states.

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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®, Providence Agriculture™, Performance 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. 

For more information contact:

Jason White, President
Performance Agriculture
jason.white@paghllc.com

Raymond Maul, Location Manager
Performance Agriculture
(559) 842-4601
raymond.maul@performanceag.com