Syngenta Seeds, Inc. Makes Strategic Move with John Deere Credit™

MINNETONKA, MINN. — July 29, 2010 — Syngenta Seeds, Inc. today announced it has entered into an agreement with John Deere Credit to offer grower financing solutions through Farm PlanTM for the 2011 crop season. Qualified growers purchasing Garst®, Golden Harvest® and NK® brand seed products will be eligible to receive season-long financing, with attractive cash discounts, at competitive interest rates through Farm Plan.

“At Syngenta, we are always looking for ways to help growers build a successful and profitable business,” said Chuck Lee, head of Syngenta Seeds corn and soybean marketing. “We’re excited to announce our relationship with John Deere Credit and look forward to making financing an option for our growers.”

“Farm Plan is a great fit with Syngenta because we serve the same customer. We’re dedicated to the business of agriculture and understand the evolving needs of producers,” said Scott Cline, vice president of marketing at John Deere Credit. “Our strategic relationship with Syngenta is helping us achieve our goal of providing dependable solutions that help qualified producers get what they need when they need it.”

Qualified growers will have access to financing through Farm Plan this coming fall. For more information, please contact your local Garst, Golden Harvest or NK representative.