August 16, 2012 — Seed product business professional and agronomist Louis Sutton has joined AgVenture, Inc. (AVI) of Kentland, Indiana, and will serve the nationwide network of independently owned and operated Regional Seed Companies (RSCs) as Product and Technology Manager.

Sutton will provide leadership and support to RSCs across the Plains and western Corn Belt.

During his career spanning more than 25 years, Sutton has guided and directed seed sales and agronomy programs for several leading seed companies. He said, "AgVenture has a significant and strong presence across the Plains and western Corn Belt region. Our RSCs provides excellent service, product training and educational opportunities for their customers.

"Joining AgVenture allows me to follow-through on that commitment, providing each independent seed company with the latest product and technology information, and the support that benefits their customers."

AgVenture Director of Product & Technical marketing, Scott Hart said, "Louis is a great addition to our team. His experience in the region, combined with his agronomic expertise, will directly benefit our customers."

He added, "This is an exciting place and time for farmers. We work hard for and with our customers to help make them more profitable. Solid science and practical tactics in the field allow us to help our customers advance both yields and profitability. His support will help our Regional Seed Companies and our customers achieve those goals effectively."

About AgVenture

AgVenture, Inc. based in Kentland, Indiana, provides a growing network of independently owned and managed regional seed companies 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.