Certis USA News Release

Greg Hallquist Joins Certis USA’s Sales Manager, Central California

The biopesticide company Certis USA continues to expand its sales force with the addition of Greg Hallquist as Regional Sales Manager for the Central California Region. Hallquist joins Certis USA with almost 20 years experience in the international seed industry and Western USA agricultural product systems, including biopesticides for use in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems.

Previously Hallquist was Sales Manager for MGK McLaughlin Gormley King Co., Marketing Manager—International at Cal/West Seeds and Product Development Manager/International Region Manager for the Harris Moran Seed Company.

Bret Menagh, National Sales Manager for the Specialty Ag Business Unit, said, “Greg is adept at managing multiple product categories across multiple distribution channels. That experience will be a great help to us with the new products we plan to introduce into the Central Valley.”

Hallquist holds an M.S. degree in Agricultural Production from Cal Poly State University (SLO) and a B.A. degree from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the California Association of Pest Control Advisors and the American Society for Horticultural Science. Hallquist works from his office in Elk Grove, CA.

Headquartered in Columbia, MD, Certis USA is a leading manufacturer and distributor of biopesticides and crop protection products that fill specialty niches in the agricultural and horticultural markets. Certis USA product brands include: SoilGard® microbial fungicide; Agree®, Crymax®, Deliver® and Javelin® Bt bioinsecticides; CYD-X® codling moth virus; Gemstar® corn earworm virus; Spod-X® beet armyworm virus; Neemix® and Neemazad® botanical insect growth regulators; Trilogy® botanical fungicide/miticide, and MeloCon® bionematicide.

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