Triathlon® BA receives OMRI certification

May 11, 2016

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OHP is proud to announce that Triathlon BA biofungicide is now listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) Triathlon BA receives OMRI certificationfor organic use.

“While Triathlon BA complies with the USDA for organic production, the OMRI listing is a very important additional certification,” notes OHP vice president of sales Terry Higgins. Triathlon BA is enjoying great success with growers across the country in both organic and traditional growing systems.

Triathlon BA is a broad-spectrum preventative biofungicide for control of a wide variety of fungal and bacterial diseases on ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices grown in greenhouses, nurseries, and shade houses.

Triathlon BA is also an excellent product to include in your fungicide rotation program and it is compatible with most insecticides and with other fungicides.


OHP, Inc. & Bayer ES change marketing relationship

October 12, 2015

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October 11, 2015 – OHP, Inc. and Bayer Crop Science announced today that they will terminate their long-standing, marketing agreement effective October 31, 2016. OHP, Inc. has been the exclusive marketer of Bayer products into the U.S. Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse market for over 26 years.


“Bayer and OHP have had a mutually rewarding relationship for the past 26 years and OHP has done an excellent job of building and servicing Bayer products” says Gilles Galliou, President, Bayer Environmental Science North America. “While we value our partnership with OHP, Bayer Environmental Science has made a strategic decision to fully service the turf and ornamental market utilizing our internal resources.”


OHP will continue to service the full line of Bayer products through October 31, 2016. After that date OHP will continue to market Marathon G, Marathon 60 and Marathon II Insecticides, Discus Insecticide, Decathlon Insecticide and OHP Chipco 26019 N/G Fungicide sourced from Bayer. “Our partnership with Bayer has been an important part of the OHP business over the years and we look forward to working together with them going forward on selected products” says Ron Soldo, President and CEO of OHP. “While we regret having the opportunity to develop new products from Bayer, our overall mission is to provide our customers with a wide range of solution based technology and we will continue to do this for long into the future.”


OHP and Bayer will continue to work closely together over the next year to ensure that all customer needs are met through the transition period.


About OHP, Inc.

OHP, Inc. is a privately held company that is a leader in targeting, developing and marketing products to the U. S. Nursery and Greenhouse market.


About Bayer Crop Science

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 9,494 million (2014) and is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 23,100 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: launches new website

September 21, 2015

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OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) over the weekend launched an updated website. The organization mentions the new site features faster and more responsive search features for organic products and materials use under the United States and Canadian organic standards. Head on over to the new site here.

For more information on OHP’s OMRI listed products like Triact 70 and Azatin O click here.


OHP launches new biofungicide – Triathlon® BA

July 7, 2015

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OHP, Inc. is proud to announce the summer launch of Triathlon® BA, the next generation preventive biofungicide labeled for both organicTriathlon BA - OHP, Inc. Biofungicide/bactericide and non-organic production.

Triathlon BA controls a wide variety of fungal and bacterial diseases on ornamentals, fruits, vegetables, and herbs and spices.

With the active ingredient Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Triathlon BA provides control of many foliar and soil-borne diseases such as botrytis, powdery mildew, downy mildew, rusts, leaf spots, alternaria, pythium, phytophthora, rhizoctonia, fusarium, and bacterial spot (xanthomonas).

We are excited to add Triathlon BA to our product line,” notes Terry Higgins, OHP vice president and general manager.

It is unique in that is a biological that not only controls foliar diseases but also offers control of soil-borne diseases such as pythium, phytophthora, and rhizoctonia.

Triathlon BA colonizes plant root hair, preventing establishment of disease-causing fungi and bacteria, notes Dr. Carlos Bográn, OHP manager of technical services.

Triathlon BA not only gives the bedding plant grower an option, it also fills a need for the herb and vegetable grower, who has limited choices for disease control,” notes Dr. Bográn.

Depending on target disease, users can foliar-apply or soil drench Triathlon BA. Repeat applications may be made at 3 to 10 days or as long as conditions favor disease development.

Triathlon BA is formulated in an aqueous suspension solution and carries a 4 hour REI.

For a label, SDS or more information click here.


Heath Lowery Joins OHP

May 12, 2015

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OHP is proud to announce the addition of Heath Lowery to its team of regional sales managers.Heath Lowery

We are ecstatic to add Heath to our team,” notes OHP vice president of sales Terry Higgins. “He is well-liked and respected by his grower customers and distributor sales people.

Heath is based outside of Houston, TX, and covers Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

Prior to joining OHP, Heath worked for four years as a regional sales manager for Valent/NuFarm.

In addition, Heath spent three years at Greenleaf Nursery as propagation supervisor.

Heath holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in horticulture from Stephen F Austin State University.

With his growing background, Heath is a valuable resource for his customers,” adds Higgins. “He’s extremely knowledgeable about growing and about how to best address pest issues.

OHP Inc. is a leading supplier of pest control solutions to the production ornamentals market.