Aug 8, 2008
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LINLA Names “Men of the Year”

The Long Island Nursery & Landscape Association (LINLA) has named Dwight Andrews and Gary A. Brown, Ph.D., as 2008 “Men of the Year.” Andrews is an award-winning landscape designer, and Brown is chairman of ornamental horticulture at Farmingdale State College. The award acknowledges their significant contributions to Long Island’s green industry.

According to a LINLA press release, Andrews has served 20 years in the association and maintained the highest levels of professionalism. As an educator, Dr. Brown has impacted thousands of students since 1970.

“Recognition of Dwight’s and Gary’s contributions was as inevitable as it is well-deserved,” says LINLA President Sal Masullo. “The green industry on Long Island owes its current stature and national reputation for excellence, in part, to their decades of active involvement.”

BioSafe Receives OMRI Listing for Algaecide/Fungicide

BioSafe Systems, LLC., has announced that its GreenCleanPRO granular algaecide/fungicide has been listed for organic used by the Organic Materials Review Institute. According to BioSafe, GreenCleanPRO is also NSF certified, EPA registered, approved for drinking water and has no use restrictions or runoff concerns.

GreenCleanPRO is a copper alternative with an activated peroxygen chemistry that is designed to provide immediate control of algae and fungi.

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