From the Field
Chemtura AgroSolutions Introduces New Organization
Chemtura AgroSolutions has announced a new identity, structure and initiatives designed to enhance the company’s ability to provide innovative, value-driven crop protection products and services.
The company has changed its name from Chemtura Crop Protection and now has new headquarters in Lawrenceville, Ga. It will also be opening a state-of-the-art Technology Department Center within the next 12 months.
Johnson Joins Valent as National Sales Manager; Receives New York Registration for Tourney Fungicide
John Johnson has joined Valent Professional Products as national sales manager for its non-crop business, which includes turf, LCO, ornamental and aquatics.
With almost 20 years of experience in the turf and ornamental business, Johnson comes to Valent after working with a number of industry-leading companies. Most recently, he served at Agrium Advanced Technologies where he was director of product innovation. He also worked at Terra Industries, Inc., the Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. and Pursell Technologies, Inc. He graduated from Auburn University with a degree in agricultural business, and he also has an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Valent has also announced that Tourney Fungicide has received New York Department of Environmental Conservation approval for unrestricted use on golf course and landscape turf in New York. Tourney controls a broad spectrum of turf diseases, including anthracnose, dollar spot, fairy ring and summer patch.