Agriguard Company, LLC has announced sales and distribution expansion for its MultiGuard Protect contact nematicide. The expanded network will provide wider availability across the major nematode-prone regions of North America. Multiguard Protect is a registered contact nematicide for use on golf course greens, tees, fairways and roughs. It is also registered for use on sports fields, field grown ornamentals and non-fruit bearing trees.

Nematodes are found in many regions across North America. Agriguard offers a natural approach to protecting against harmful nematodes. With expanded distribution and warehouse locations, the broadened availability of MultiGuard Protect can help professional turfgrass managers across the United States protect their turf from damaging nematodes.

Direct Solutions (Agrium) distribution is focused on leading the industry in distributing environmentally sound and high-performance fertilizer, quality seed and effective plant protection products to the turf and ornamental markets including golf, lawn and landscape, sports turf and nurseries. Direct Solutions has more than 25 warehouse locations in the United States with a 100-plus sales force. In Canada, the company has eight sales offices and warehouses, plus five production facilities with a sales force of more than 50 individuals.

Harrell’s distributes branded fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, in addition to producing custom-blended fertilizers, specialty liquids and wetting agents, for the golf course, sports turf, landscape management and horticulture industries. Their products are shipped throughout the eastern United States, across the Caribbean, Central and South America, the Middle East and along the Pacific Rim. Harrell’s has 14 warehouses, 100 sales representatives and two production facilities in the eastern United States.

Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Company, Inc., based in Orlando, Fla., offers unique solutions to support the challenges facing southeastern United States turf professionals. These solutions are accomplished through engagement with an experienced and knowledgeable 26-person sales force supported by a network of 10 strategically located warehouses distribution centers and production facilities. In addition to Florida and Georgia, Howard’s service area also includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama.