Yongye International, Inc. is engaged in research, development, manufacturing and sales of fulvic acid based crop and animal nutrient products for the agriculture and stock farming industry. The Company manufactures and sells two principal products which are plant product and animal product. The Company operates its business through Yongye Nongfeng. It also produce powder animal nutrient product which is mainly used for dairy cows. It markets both products under the trade name Shengmingsu. It produces its liquid crop nutrient product based on a patented formula utilizing fulvic acid as the primary compound base which is combined with various micro nutrients such as zinc and boron as well as macro nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium (NPK). In addition, the micro nutrients and NPK included in its product formulation serves as a supplement during key growth stages of crops. As of December 31, 2011, it sold its products primarily through 25 provincial-level distributors.