Valent Expands Grower Financing Program with John Deere Financial

November 15, 2016

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Valent U.S.A. Corporation today announced the 2017 Valent Grower Financing Program to provide growers with financial solutions and exclusive offers for the 2017 growing season. This expansion adds seven products to the program, including Valent’s portfolio of preemergence and postemergence herbicides.

Beginning November 1, 2016, growers can purchase their 2017 Valent crop solutions using the Multi-Use Account from John Deere Financial to get no payments and no interest financing through March 31, 20171.

"Valent is committed to helping growers succeed in the challenging economic environment, and our new financing program with John Deere Financial gives them an option to get the right products at the right time," said David Nothmann, vice president of marketing for Valent. "This program expansion offers access to Valent’s innovative herbicide and insecticide solutions that assist in producing high quality, high yield crops."

The 2017 Valent Grower Financing Program is available for the purchase of key Valent herbicide and insecticide solutions including Asana® Insecticide, Cobra® Herbicide, Fierce® Herbicide, Fierce XLT Soybean Herbicide, Resource® Herbicide, Select Max® Herbicide with Inside Technology, Valor® EZ Herbicide2, Valor SX Herbicide, Valor XLT Soybean Herbicide and Zeal® SC Miticide.

To learn more about the 2017 Valent Grower Financing Program, growers can visit JohnDeereFinancial.com/Valent.

About Valent U.S.A. Corporation
Valent U.S.A. Corporation, headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., develops and markets products in the United States and Canada that protect agricultural crops, enhance crop yields, improve food quality, beautify the environment and safeguard public health. Valent products include a well-known line of quality herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and plant growth regulator products for agricultural, seed protection and professional use. Valent is a leader in marketing and sales of both traditional chemical products and also biorational products developed by its affiliate, Valent BioSciences Corporation.

For more information about Valent or our full product line, please call
800-6-VALENT (682-5368) or visit valent.com.

About John Deere Financial
John Deere Financial is one of the largest providers of financial services to agricultural and construction customers, supporting John Deere around the world with more than 1.7 million accounts and a managed worldwide portfolio of $38.5 billion. In addition to providing receivable and equipment financing to help facilitate the sale of John Deere agricultural, construction, forestry, turf and utility equipment, John Deere Financial also offers revolving payment-based solutions and crop input financing.

Today, John Deere Financial offers retail finance programs in 49 countries and has approximately 2,220 employees worldwide with approximately 1,000 located at its Johnston, Iowa, worldwide headquarters. In addition to Johnston, it has major North American offices in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, and Madison, Wisconsin. Since 1996, John Deere Financial has expanded significantly outside the U.S. and Canada. Retail finance solutions are offered in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Zambia.

1 Offer ends March 31, 2017. Offer limited to Multi-Use Agricultural Account customers with an available Special Terms limit. Subject to the Multi-Use Account credit agreement and approved credit on a Multi-Use Account.  Not for commercial or consumer use.  The account balance associated with the purchase are due in full on the December 2017 statement due date. Interest charges will begin to accrue at regular Multi-Use Account rates after that date. Offer is limited to qualifying products and minimum purchase requirements. Subject to merchant participation. Multi-Use Accounts are a service of John Deere Financial, f.s.b.

2 Check state registration status for Valor® EZ Herbicide prior to use.