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BY acquires Master’s Turf Supply

Posted: Apr 30, 2015

WINNIPEG, MB - Brett-Young Seeds Limited is pleased to announce that it has acquired Master's Turf Supply Ltd. of Harriston, ON.

BrettYoung has an 80+ year history of bringing industry leading solutions to customers around the world. For almost 15 years BrettYoung has been committed to bringing that approach directly to golf course superintendents and turf customers in western Canada. The acquisition of Master’s marks an important step in BrettYoung’s plan to bring its unique approach to Ontario combining innovative, high performance products and a commitment to building lasting partnerships with decision makers.

“We are excited about the opportunity ahead as we blend the considerable talents of Master’s Turf Supply and BrettYoung together in a novel approach we trust Ontario golf course superintendent and turf customers will come to appreciate” says Travis Unger, National Sales Manager for BrettYoung’s Professional Turf and Reclamation business unit.

Everett Nieuwkoop of Master’s Turf Supply adds “Golf and turf customers in Ontario face unprecedented challenges and we look forward to the new solutions we will be able to offer now as part of BrettYoung“.  The entire team at Master’s Turf Supply will continue to deliver market leading service and products to its many golf and turf customers in Ontario and will operate from Harriston, ON for the foreseeable future.

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About BrettYoung

BrettYoung is a privately owned agribusiness with headquarters in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Proud of our 80+ year history in agriculture, we employ approximately 170 people in 4 processing and distribution facilities in Western Canada and in various sales territories across North America serving customers in three distinct markets: (1) BrettYoung partners with growers to produce forage and turf seed for export to 40 countries around the world; (2) BrettYoung provides crop input solutions to Canadian and US farmers, including BrettYoung canola and forage seed, Elite® brand corn and soybean seed and Lallemand® biological growth promoting technology, BioBoost®, for canola and soybeans; and (3) BrettYoung provides a wide range of products and services to professional turf and reclamation markets in Western Canada.

About Master’s Turf Supply

Master's Turf Supply Ltd. is headquartered in Harriston, ON and was started in 2002 as a full service supplier to the turf and golf industry.  The principal at Master’s, Everett Nieuwkoop, is a turf agronomist with over 30 years of experience.  It was Everett's vision to create a service oriented company dedicated to bringing high quality products to their customers.

For more information about this announcement contact:

Travis Unger
BrettYoung
Toll Free: 1-800-359-5503
www.brettyoung.ca                                                                             

BrettYoung is trademark of Brett-Young Seeds Limited. Elite is a registered trademark of La Coop fédérée. Lallemand and BioBoost are registered trademarks of Lallemand Inc.