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Scott Barclay Joins Ostara's Crystal Green Nutrients' Team as Technical Sales Manager for Western U.S. Region

TAMPA, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Ostara's Crystal Green Nutrients Division, producers of Crystal Green®, the first continuous release, Root-activated fertilizer, announced today the appointment of Scott Barclay, CCA, as Technical Sales Manager, Western U.S. Region. Mr. Barclay will lead strategic business development and sales of Crystal Green, working with agriculture retailers, consultants and growers.

"We are very excited to have Scott join our Crystal Green Nutrients Team. Our vision is to enhance farmer profitability, sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship, and Scott's experience in the agriculture industry will be instrumental in presenting Crystal Green's attributes to existing and potential customers in his region," said Ostara's Technical Sales Director, Justin Miller.

Mr. Barclay has more than 20 years of experience in the agriculture industry throughout the value chain including in grower, retailer, and manufacturer sectors. He is a Certified Crop Advisor, and has worked as an agronomist, crop advisor and territory sales manager, having been closely aligned with multiple growers throughout southern Idaho, and retail distributors in Idaho, Utah and Nevada. Mr. Barclay has a Bachelor of Crop and Soil Science from Brigham Young University, and grew up in South Eastern Idaho.

About Crystal Green®:

Sustainably produced by Ostara, Crystal Green® is the first fertilizer technology to provide a continuous release of phosphorus, along with nitrogen and magnesium, (5-28-0 with 10%Mg). Crystal Green is Root-Activated meaning it is citrate soluble and releases nutrients only in response to organic acids (citrates) produced by growing roots. As the roots produce citrates, Crystal Green responds with a healthy release of phosphorus nitrogen and magnesium, fertilizing plants on demand. Providing nutrients to roots on demand holds great benefits for the agriculture industry. For example, potato growers are able to minimize phosphorus tie-up and crop nutrition challenges by feeding potato plants all season-long with one application. Crystal Green is the best fertilizer for potato growers. It's unique mode-of-action increases fertilizer efficiency and minimizes nutrient loss, thus reducing leaching and runoff which helps to protect local waterways from nutrient pollution. Crystal Green is distributed in the United States, Canada, and Europe through a global network of blenders and distributors to growers in the agriculture, horticulture and turf markets.

SOURCE Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies