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Yongye International to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BEIJING, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Yongye International, Inc.

(Nasdaq: YONG), ("Yongye" or the "Company") a leading developer, manufacturer, and distributor of Shengmingsu brand plant and animal nutrient products in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the Company's management team will present at four investment conferences in May 2010.

The date, time and location of Yongye's presentations at the upcoming investor conferences are as follows: Conference: Seventh Annual Piper Jaffray China Growth Conference Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Time: 3:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Le Parker Meridien Hotel 119 West 56th Street New York, NY 10019 Conference: Second Annual CCG China Rising Investment Conference Date: Monday, May 17, 2010 Time: 11:00 a.m.

Venue: The Broadway Room Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 Conference: Oppenheimer 4th Annual China Dragon Call Conference Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Time: 3:30 p.m.

Venue: Executive Board Room Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

300 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017 Conference: BMO Capital Markets 2010 Agriculture, Protein & Fertilizer Conference Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Time: 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time Venue: Ballroom V Grand Hyatt New York 109 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 The Company's presentation at the BMO Capital Markets 2010 Agriculture, Protein & Fertilizer Conference will be webcast live and available in archive for six months following the conference at the following URL: http://tinyurl.com/YONGPresentationatBMO About Yongye International, Inc.

Yongye International is a Chinese organic agricultural nutrient company headquartered in Beijing, with its production facilities located in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Yongye markets two lines of organic nutrient products: a liquid nutrient product which is sprayed on plants and a powder nutrient product which is added to animal feed. Both products are sold under the brand name "Shengmingsu," which means "life essential" in Chinese. The Company's patented and patent pending formulas and proprietary extraction processes allow it to create products that increase crop yields and improve the health of livestock.

The Company sells its products to provincial or regional distributors, who then channel those products to a carefully selected network of independently-owned Yongye branded stores in China. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.yongyeintl.com .

For more information, please contact: Yongye International, Inc.

Mr. Larry Gilmore-VP of Corporate Strategy Phone: +86-10-8232-8866 x8880 Email: larry.gilmore@yongyeintl.com CCG Investor Relations, Inc.

Mr. Crocker Coulson, President Phone: +1-646-213-1915 Email: crocker.coulson@ccgir.com Athan Dounis, Account Manager Phone: +1-646-213-1916 Email: athan.dounis@ccgir.com Web: http://www.ccgirasia.com SOURCE Yongye International, Inc.

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