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Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC, announces the launch of Providence Agriculture

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 -

Memphis, TN, October 2, 2013, - Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC (“Pinnacle” or the “Company”), is excited to announce the launch of Providence Agriculture, a new agriculture retail brand. The introduction of Providence Agriculture expands the retail presence of Pinnacle and will provide farmers with access to industry-leading precision agriculture services in addition to seed, crop protection and fertilizer products.

Providence Agriculture is the newest addition to the Pinnacle family of retail brands and will complement Pinnacle’s existing brands including Jimmy Sanders, the company’s flagship retail brand in the southern United States. Providence Agriculture will focus on the eastern United States.  Expansion efforts are currently underway that will increase Providence Agriculture’s brand presence.

As part of the Pinnacle family, Providence Agriculture is committed to the following core principles:

Grower Success
Integrity
Innovation
Community & Country

Providence Agriculture will offer precision agriculture services and data analysis through OptiGro, a proprietary web-based system exclusive to Pinnacle retail brands. OptiGro tools and services uniquely combine all elements of producing a successful crop from variable rate fertility recommendations to seed selection and crop protection inputs. All OptiGro precision agriculture recommendations must first be proven on-farm to ensure an improved return on investment for the grower.

The leadership team of Providence Agriculture, led by Brand President Rad Page, includes Mark Montgomery in Virginia, Todd Louiso in Indiana and Jack Quinn in Florida.  The team brings many years of experience in the agriculture retail business and is excited to build a best-in-class agriculture retail brand that continues to put growers first.  Rad Page said, “We are excited to introduce growers to Providence, and we look forward to earning their business.  It is our intention to assist growers in reducing their crop risk, solving their production problems and lowering their cost per unit of production by utilizing data from actual farms.”

Providence Agriculture:  Full-service, Farm Input, Precision Agriculture and Supply Services

For more information, contact:
Rad Page
Brand President
Providence Agriculture
(803) 546-7107
rad.page@providenceag.com

Andrew Duff
Vice President of Marketing
Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC
(901) 405-0568
andrew.duff@paghllc.com

About Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC

Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings, LLC was established in mid-2012 by a management team led by Kenny Cordell and financed by Apollo Global Management, LLC. Its mission is to create a best-in-class national retail distribution business through acquisitions and greenfield retail establishment. For more information, visit www.pinnaclead.com.