DR. DAN KARUNAKARAN JOINS AGTECH PRODUCTS; NEW DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICE FOR AGTECH PRODUCTS' POULTRY BUSINESS

Business Wire
May 01, 2006

Dr. Dan Karunakaran has joined the technical service team at Agtech
Products, Inc., a biotechnology company serving the animal agriculture
industry. As the director of technical service for Agtech Product's
poultry business, Dr. Karunakaran is responsible for the planning
and coordination of applied research and technical service supporting
the company's direct-fed microbial products.

Karunakaran comes to Agtech with over 20 years experience in the field
of poultry health and production. He most recently worked as senior
veterinarian at Cargill Turkey Production, LLC. He also worked for
Cuddy Farms, House of Raeford, Oscar Mayer, Pfizer and Shady Brook
Farms. Karunakaran earned his doctor of veterinary medicine degree
in 1977 and his Masters of Science, Masters of Public Health and
doctoral degrees in 1983, all from the University of Minnesota.

His academic research focused on avian influenza (bird flu.) He is
still involved with avian influenza projects, including a recent
consulting trip to help prepare a response plan for the Republic
of Armenia.

Dr. Karunakaran is a member of the American Veterinary Medical
Association, American Association of Avian Pathologists and a diplomat
of the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. He said, "I have
never worked with a company that has its foundation in science and is
driven by innovation and responsiveness to customer's needs as much
as Agtech Products. I truly believe that the poultry industry will
benefit from Agtech's innovative products in the days and years to
come." His work will support Agtech's existing products, including
MicroTreat(R) "P", Avicorr(TM), Provalen(R) and the Company Specific
Inoculant Program.

Karunakaran will continue to reside in Harrisonburg,
Virginia, and can be reached at 414.313.4533, or via e-mail at
[email protected]

About Agtech Products

Thomas Rehberger, Ph.D. and Steven Woskow, Ph.D., founded Agtech
Products, Inc., in 1993, with the vision of using microbiological-based
research to develop products that solve problems and inefficiencies
in dairy, beef, swine, poultry and aquaculture operations,
worldwide. Agtech employs a number of research scientists, plus
manufacturing and administrative personnel at its headquarters 20
miles west of Milwaukee, in Waukesha, WI. To request a free brochure
and information on Agtech's products and services, call 800.999.3899,
or write to [email protected] Products, Inc. Marianne
Bellot, 800-999-3899 [email protected]