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2013 Press Releases

December 20, 2013
AMERICAN VANGUARD EXPECTS CHANNEL INVENTORY TO AFFECT FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2013 PERFORMANCE
American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that elevated channel inventories, arising primarily from prolonged wet weather last spring in the midwestern United States, will affect its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial performance.
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December 18, 2013
AMERICAN VANGUARD SCHEDULES BUSINESS UPDATE CONFERENCE CALL AND DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) today announced that it will conduct a conference call with analysts and investors to discuss current business conditions at 9:00 am ET / 6:00 am PT on Friday, December 20, 2013.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD REPORTS THIRD QUARTER & NINE-MONTH 2013 RESULTS
Continued Strong Demand Fuels Excellent Business Performance 

Newport Beach, CA – October 31, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2013. 
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AMERICAN VANGUARD SCHEDULES 2013 THIRD QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST 
Newport Beach, CA – October 28, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the 2013 third quarter ended September 30, 2013 on Thursday, October 31, 2013 after the close of the stock market.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD ELECTS NEW MEMBER TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Newport Beach, CA – October 3, 2013 — American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) today announced that Mr. Morton D. Erlich has been elected as a new member to its Board of Directors.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD HONORED AS ONE OF FORTUNE’S 100 FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES
Composite Ranking . . . . . #50
Newport Beach, CA – September 30, 2013 – American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) was recently named to the prestigious 2013 Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies list.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD DECLARES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
Newport Beach, CA – September 9, 2013 – American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.05 cash dividend payment to be distributed on October 18, 2013 to shareholders of record as of October 4, 2013.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD REPORTS SECOND QUARTER & MID-YEAR 2013 RESULTS
Strong First Half Performance - Despite Weather Dampened Spring Quarter
Newport Beach, CA – August 5, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the second quarter and six month period ended June 30, 2013. 
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AMERICAN VANGUARD SCHEDULES 2013 SECOND QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH
Newport Beach, CA – July 30, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the 2013 second quarter ended June 30, 2013 on Monday, August 5, 2013 after the close of the stock market. Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO, and David T. Johnson, CFO, will conduct a conference call focusing on the financial results at 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT on Monday, August 5, 2013.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD ANNOUNCES THE PASSING OF IRVING J. THAU
Newport Beach, CA – July 8, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) announced today the passing of Mr. Irving J. Thau, a member of its Board of Directors since 2003.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD EXPECTS WEATHER TO AFFECT SECOND QUARTER PERFORMANCE
Newport Beach, CA – June 24, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that it expects the recent wet weather in the Midwest and Southeast United States to affect its second quarter financial performance.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD ANNOUNCES EXPANDED BANK CREDIT FACILITY
Newport Beach, CA – June 18, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Amvac Chemical Corporation, as borrower, and affiliates (including American Vanguard), as borrowers/guarantors, have entered into an amended and restated credit facility which will serve to support the global growth of its businesses.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD ESTABLISHES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND POLICY AND EQUITY REPURCHASE PLAN
Newport Beach, CA – June 10, 2013 – American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its Board of Directors has established a quarterly dividend payment policy, replacing its traditional semi-annual cash dividend payment practice.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD AND MONSANTO EXTEND CROP PROTECTION COLLABORATION
Newport Beach, CA – June 6, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation has extended an agreement with Monsanto Company to co-market its post-emergent corn herbicide Impact® as part of the Roundup Ready PLUS™ weed management platform. 
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AMERICAN VANGUARD REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2013 RESULTS
Record performance driven by strong demand for corn herbicide and insecticide products
Newport Beach, CA – May 2, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD SCHEDULES 2013 FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL FOR THURSDAY, MAY 2ND
Newport Beach, CA – April 30, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that it will report financial results for the 2013 first quarter ended March 31, 2013 on Thursday, May 2, 2013 after the close of the stock market. Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO, and David T. Johnson, CFO, will conduct a conference call focusing on the financial results at 4:30 pm ET / 1:30 pm PT on Thursday, May 2, 2013. Interested parties may participate in the call by dialing (201) 493-6744 – please dial in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin, and ask for the American Vanguard call.
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ESMAIL ZIRAKPARVAR RECEIVES IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

Newport Beach, CA – April 22, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that a member of its Board of Directors, Esmail Zirakparvar has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from his alma mater, Iowa State University. This award is the highest honor given to alumni by Iowa State’s Alumni Association and has been presented annually since 1961 to individuals who are nationally and/or internationally recognized for preeminent contributions to their professions or life's work.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Newport Beach, CA – April 19, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that non-employee director, Jerome L. Coben, has chosen not to stand for election to the Company’s board of directors at the Company’s 2013 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD INVESTS IN TYRATECH NATURAL PRODUCT TECHNOLOGIES
Newport Beach, CA – April 3, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced that it has completed an investment in TyraTech, Inc. to participate in the continued development and marketing of natural products for human and animal health applications. American Vanguard has invested $3.7 million to secure a 29.46% ownership position in TyraTech, Inc.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD DECLARES $0.07 SEMI-ANNUAL CASH DIVIDEND
Newport Beach, CA – March 11, 2013 – American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.07 per share. The dividend will be distributed on April 19, 2013 to shareholders of record as of April 5, 2013.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD CORPORATION TO RING THE OPENING BELL AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE TOMORROW, MARCH 7TH
COMMEMORATING THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMPANY'S BIG BOARD LISTING

Newport Beach, CA – March 6, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced that its Chairman and CEO Eric Wintemute, along with other executives and guests from American Vanguard, will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange, tomorrow, Thursday, March 7, 2013, to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Company's listing on the Big Board.
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AMERICAN VANGUARD REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER & FULL YEAR 2012 RESULTS
Full-Year Revenue up 22% — Full-Year Net Income up 67% — Continuing Record Performance
Newport Beach, CA – February 28, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD), today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012.
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Conference Call
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013
Time: 12:00 pm ET/ 9:00 am PT
Purpose: American Vanguard 4Q'12 Conference Call
Speakers: Eric Wintemute, Chairman and CEO and David T. Johnson, CFO
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American Vanguard Announces EPA Registration of SmartBlock®
Breakthrough Green Technology for Preserving Potatoes during Storage

Newport Beach, California - February 11, 2013 - American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation (AMVAC), has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for SmartBlock®, a novel potato sprout inhibitor.
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CORN SOIL INSECTICIDE USE RISING
Corn growers facing larger and more difficult to control rootworm populations are increasingly turning to AMVAC’s suite of corn soil insecticides to improve yield and harvest efficiency
By Rod Swoboda

Source: http://farmprogress.com/wallaces-farmer
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AMERICAN VANGUARD APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF MANUFACTURING
Newport Beach, CA – January 3, 2013 – American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) today announced the planned retirement of Douglas Ashmore after a 24-year career as Vice President, Director of Manufacturing for the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary AMVAC Chemical Corporation. John Rizzi who joined the Company over a decade ago and who served as Senior Director of Operations during 2012, has been promoted to Vice President, Director of Manufacturing for AMVAC Chemical. 
 
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