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Pinnacle™ Announces Establishment of New Performance Agriculture™ Location

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 -

Edson, KS, March 17, 2015 – BUSINESS WIRE - Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle”) recently launched a new retail location in Edson, Kansas, that will operate as part of Pinnacle's Performance Agriculture brand, providing seed, fertilizer, crop protection chemicals and precision agriculture services to area farmers. 

Specializing in corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, and wheat, the Edson retail operation is located at 2704 County Road 64, Edson, Kansas 67733.  The start-up team includes Justin Foss, Location Manager; Stuart Schmidt, Sales and Operations Manager; and Darrick Zerr, Sales Representative.  Foss grew up in northwest Kansas and has worked in agriculture retail for the past 17 years, serving the last 10 years in management roles.  Schmidt brings with him 23 years of agriculture experience in a variety of sales roles.  Zerr also grew up in northwest Kansas and has 20 years of experience in agriculture machinery sales.

“Our team is excited to expand the Performance Agriculture footprint into northwest Kansas,” said Foss. “We realize that strong agronomic recommendations and a high level of service are key factors in making our customers successful, and we look forward to helping area farmers be as profitable as possible.  We look forward to providing them with the complete line of Innvictis™ Crop Care, LLC products, as well as a full array of crop protection products, fertilizer, seed and custom spray applications.”

“We are pleased to announce the opening of this new retail location in Edson, Kansas,” said Keith Karnes, Regional Business Director for Performance Agriculture.  “We pride ourselves on helping farmers maximize production by offering sound agronomic advice.  We are happy to have such an experienced management team to offer high-quality products and superior service.  We feel confident that the farmers of northwest Kansas will benefit from our offerings and that our team will add value to their business.”

About Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC

Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC is a best-in-class agricultural retail and wholesale distribution business created through acquisitions and greenfield retail establishments.  The company operates through its Sanders®, Performance Agriculture, Providence Agriculture™, AgOne Application Services™, OptiGro®, Innvictis, Meridian™, and Altitude™ brands, serving growers across 27 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

Justin Foss, Location Manager
Performance Agriculture
(785) 443-1617
justin.foss@performanceagriculture.com