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Orchex 796 Orchard Spray Oil Receives OMRI Listed Seal
Calumet Lubricants has announced its Orchex 796 Orchard Spray Soil is now an OMRI Listed product. The listing entitles Orchex 796 to feature the OMRI Listed Seal, identifying the product as having passed OMRI’s technical review and as compliant with organic standards.

O2YS Corp Hires New National Sales Manager
O2YS Corporation has announced the hiring of John Hendrix to their team as National Sales Manager. He joins the company to lead the North American adjuvant sales team including new market development, market expansion and support. He will also be responsible for continuing to build the O2YS brand while meeting the needs of existing partners and customers.

Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey to Host Trade Show
The Vegetable Growers Association of New Jersey, in cooperation with Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension and the NJ Department of Agriculture, will host their annual New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show in Atlantic City February 7-9, 2017. Workshops on food safety and sprayer technology will allow attendees to gain insight on these topics. There will also be an all day session for Food Safety Modernization Training.