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AgVantage acquires Ferrellgas sites in Webster City, Stanhope, and others

April 18, 2008
The Daily Freeman Journal
The Board of Directors of AgVantage FS, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of Ferrellgas assets located in Webster City, Clarion, Rowan, Stanhope, and Iowa Falls. This acquisition will include all LP Gas business assets, which includes rolling stock and storage facilities.

This business is a full service LP Gas sales and service operation-serving customers primarily in Hardin, Hamilton, Wright, Franklin and surrounding counties. The storage facilities are located in Webster City, Clarion, Rowan, Stanhope, and Iowa Falls.

"We are extremely excited about this acquisition. Ferrellgas is a well-respected company within our trade area and has good market presence. This opportunity will allow us to continue to build efficiencies into our existing LP routes through volume and critical mass of customers. The customer base and facilities are strategic for us as they are positioned where we are lacking which should allow us to realize continued growth and cost savings. This acquisition provides many opportunities for us to become more responsive and efficient in meeting the needs of our customers in the changing rural and agricultural marketplace," said Gaylan Brunssen, General Manager of AgVantage FS, Inc.

AgVantage FS, Inc. is a full service agricultural cooperative serving Eastern Iowa and Southern Minnesota. For AgVantage FS, Inc., this acquisition complements their business and provides facilities and equipment that will enhance service to customers. AgVantage FS, Inc. provides the following products and services: Grain marketing services, crop inputs such as seed, fertilizer, crop protection products and custom application services, Energy products such as liquid fuels, propane and lube oils, Feed and Grain Handling Systems such as grain bins and dryers. Input financing, crop insurance and leasing is also available. AgVantage FS, Inc. has the people, products, service and solutions for your operation.

To locate the AgVantage FS, Inc. facility nearest you visit or call (800) 346-0058.

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The Webster City Ferrellgas location is one of several sites to be under new ownership this spring.



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