Arvesta Canada Announces Winners of 2004 Sweepstakes

GUELPH, Ontario (Jan. 19, 2005) – Arvesta Canada today announced the winners of its 2004 Masterpiece Sweepstakes and its 2004 ELEVATE® Fungicide Celebration Sweepstakes. The contest winners are Trevor Falk, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON; Ken Dyck, Niagara-On-The-Lake, ON; Min Sidhu, Vernon, BC; and Henry Mutz, Abbotsford, BC.

Trevor Falk, a grape grower in Ontario, is the winner of the Masterpiece Sweepstakes. He received an original painting of his farm created by renowned Canadian artist and writer Leslie Watts.

The Masterpiece Sweepstakes contest was open to commercial horticulture growers in most provinces across Canada. This is the second year for the popular sweepstakes sponsored by Arvesta, manufacturers of MAESTRO® and ELEVATE® Fungicides, as well as ORTHENE® and MONITOR® Insecticides.

There are three winners in the 2004 ELEVATE Celebration Sweepstakes. The top winner is Ken Dyck, a grape grower from Ontario. The first place prize is a trip for two to Eden Roc Resort in South Beach, Miami.

The second place winner is Min Sidhu, who grows cherries, peaches and strawberries in BC. Second place prize is a his and hers personalized watch set.

Third place goes to Henry Mutz with Berryhaven Farm Ltd, growers of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries in BC. Third place prize is one Tiffany-style table lamp.

“Arvesta Canada is committed to providing solutions to Canadian horticultural growers,” said Mark McLear, Area Manager, Specialty Crops, Canada. “We are dedicated to adding value to the market and solving pest control problems through our extensive portfolio of products.”

Headquartered in San Francisco, Arvesta Corporation is an entrepreneurial provider of unique crop protection solutions. As a basic manufacturer of yield-enhancing, high-quality crop protection products and services, the company is strongly committed to product stewardship, environmental responsibility and human safety. Well-known products marketed by Arvesta in Canada are MAESTRO®, ELEVATE®, and DECREE® Fungicides, and ORTHENE® and MONITOR® Insecticides. The company also has several other products in various stages of development in Canada. Please visit the company’s Web site at

For further information contact:

Mark McLear
Area Manager, Specialty Crops, Canada
Arvesta Canada
(519) 766-1117

Always read and follow label directions. MAESTRO, ELEVATE, DECREE, Arvesta and the Arvesta logo are registered trademarks of Arvesta Corporation. ORTHENE is a registered trademark of OMS Investments, Inc., licensed exclusively to Arysta LifeScience Corporation for international commercial use. MONITOR is a registered trademark of Arysta LifeScience Corporation. © 2005 Arvesta Canada, Inc.