The team at Mycorrhizal Applications (MA) has recently grown with the addition of Alex Way as a West Coast Sales Account Manager. MA is a major supplier of mycorrhizal inoculants, and with the growing interest and demand for these sustainable soil solutions, Alex will support the continued growth and development of this Southern Oregon based manufacturing company. Alex is based in Portland, OR, and will help support growers and green industry professionals in the Western United States, and also provide additional support to the increasing number of horticulture distributors who are selling the MycoApply mycorrhizal products that MA produces, as well as the additional biological solutions that MA distributes, such as Actinovate Biofungicides, MGK Botanical Insecticides, and Valent BioSciences’ Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs).
Alex’s initial focus will be to support growers and distributors in Oregon, Washington, and California, however, his territory also extends to include all thirteen western states. Alex received his Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a Minor in Environmental Sciences from the College of Charleston, in Charleston, SC. Alex is certified in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) and has his Private Pesticide Applicators License (PAL). In his professional career, Alex has worked as a Program Coordinator for the School of Gardening for South Carolina Educators, as well as an R&D Manager and IPM Specialist for a research nursery. With his background, Alex is able to provide in-depth technical assistance with mycorrhizal applications in a variety of types of horticulture production and professional mycorrhizal uses.
“We are fortunate to have Alex on our team,” says Blair Busenbark, the Sales and Marketing Manager for Mycorrhizal Applications. “He brings an enthusiasm and technical expertise that we believe our customers will appreciate as they embrace the use of MycoApply mycorrhizae.”