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2016 Farwest Show Offers Discounts
The 2016 Farwest Show will be offering discounts on registration through July 31. Pre-registrants will receive savings of 15 to 50 percent depending on what segment of the show they attend. Discounts apply to all events on the Farwest agenda including the 3-day expo, seminars and pesticide classes and the special events. Registration for early-bird discount is available here.

“Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week is July 10-16
Project EverGreen designated July 10 to 16 as National “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” Awareness Week. The week will raise recognition of the program and spotlight the program’s efforts to provide healthy, safe athletic and recreational green spaces for children. “Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.” is a nationwide initiative to renovate and revitalize athletic and recreational green spaces in urban communities to ensure children have access to a safe place to play and exercise.

AgBiome Innovations and SePRO Enter Commercial Business Partnership
AgBiome Innovations has announced a new partnership with SePRO Corporation to combine their strengths to offer a biological product to the turf and ornamental market. The first product, a broad-spectrum fungicide, is expected to be available for applications in early 2017.

Target Specialty Products Acquires Residex
Target Specialty Products has acquired Residex, a specialty chemical distribution business. Target Specialty Products has doubled its market reach expanding to the Midwest, Southeast and Northeast.

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