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California Added to States Approving Chemigation Applications of Rhyme™ Fungicide From FMC
Rhyme fungicide from FMC, registered for a wide range of specialty crops throughout the U.S., received approval from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for chemigation application in strawberries, tomatoes, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables with other crops to follow. Chemigation use instructions allow Rhyme fungicide to be applied through drip or sprinkler irrigation systems including center pivot, lateral move, end tow, side (wheel) roll, traveler, big gun, solid set, micro-sprinkler or hand move systems. Chemigation use instructions are now on file everywhere Rhyme fungicide is registered.

Equipment Dealers Association Releases 2016 Compensation & Benefits Report
The Equipment Dealers Association (EDA) announced the release of its 2016 Compensation & Benefits Report.  At 120+ pages, this report is the equipment industry’s most comprehensive collection of data on dealership compensation and benefits.  Survey data is collected every two years from agriculture and outdoor power equipment (OPE) dealers across North America. In 2016, 434 equipment dealers submitted data, the highest participation to date.  These dealers represent more than 1,500 dealership locations throughout the United States and Canada.