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Holstein Foundation Offers Free Dairy Project Ribbons
For decades, the Holstein Foundation offers youth dairy project ribbons free of charge to any show that requests them. The ribbons offered include Champion and Reserve Champion rosettes, as well as first through fifth place ribbons. The effort to support youth involved in dairy project work is made possible by donations to the Holstein Foundation. To request ribbons for your fair or show, complete the form on the Holstein Foundation’s website. Please request show ribbons at least three weeks in advance. An email confirmation will be sent within two business days of submitting the request. Orders received with less than two weeks’ notice will be charged a $40 rush fee.
BioSafe Systems Introduces PerCarb Broad-Spectrum Bactericide / Fungicide
BioSafe Systems announced PerCarb (Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate), an alternative to potassium bicarbonate and lime sulfur products for use in agriculture. PerCarb is an EPA-registered, 0-hour REI, broad-spectrum bactericide/fungicide designed to treat and control plant pathogens that cause major foliar diseases on field-grown crops, tree crops, vine crops, berries, small fruits, vegetable crops and greenhouse fruits and vegetables.