Meister Media Worldwide Receives Product Stewardship Award

Willoughby, Ohio – February 28, 2017 – Meister Media Worldwide received The Leadership in Product Stewardship – Private Industry Award from The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) on February 8, 2017 at the TPSA Annual Conference in San Diego, California.

TPSA is an organization of public and private stakeholders with the goal to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, and longevity of pesticide stewardship efforts. CropLife, American Fruit Grower and American Vegetable Grower magazines helped promote TPSA’s website and efforts to safely handle and recycle pesticide containers on the farm and at the retailer/distributor.

“We are honored to receive this award,” said Rick Welder, AgriBusiness Global Group Commercial Sales Manager at Meister Media Worldwide.  “Meister Media values its relationship with TPSA.  It was our pleasure to help promote their efforts in proper pesticide container handling and recycling. It’s a worthy environmental cause,” said Welder.

About Meister Media Worldwide – Empowering Global Agriculture

Meister Media Worldwide, founded in 1932 with headquarters in Willoughby, Ohio, USA, produces integrated business solutions for worldwide specialized agriculture. A leader in the industry, the company provides information and networking opportunities to communities including fruits, nuts, and citrus; vegetables; cotton; ornamental horticulture; horticulture in Mexico; precision agriculture; custom application of crop inputs; and the manufacturing, formulation, and distribution of crop protection and plant health products in the U.S. and globally. Meister Media’s stable now includes 12 major brands whose portfolios include print publications, digital products, conferences and tradeshows, and Connect hosted-buyer events. In addition, Meister Direct produces custom print and digital products, and strategic business development services from concept planning through development and delivery. Contact us at

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