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Anthracnose Prevention in Poa annua

Last season Anthracnose was the cause of a number of issues in mixed Poa annua greens.  We thought that the below summary of comments  might be of interest as we approach what promises to be a wet and warm season.  The below obviously depends on the level of desire to maintain the Poa component in mixed greens.  Combining some of the cultural, nutritional and protection suggestions below should see you producing the best possible product for your golfing customers. Please feel free to contact your Living Turf Representative if you would like to discuss Anthracnose and its prevention and control any further. ...Read More

Sports Fields and Player Safety

Player safety is a major concern on sports fields in Australia and around the world and it doesn’t matter if it’s a Quarterback on a $15million contract, NRL star, a local club cricketer or your own child playing in the under 11’s team.  There is a baseline expectation that the playing fields surface will not be the cause of any injury.  Increasingly the issue of player safety is a major pressures on managers of sports facilities. Cameron and I met with some of the world’s leading researchers in sports turf and turfgrass maintenance.  It was consensus that the two major factors influencing the safety of surfaces… ...Read More

Technical & Marketing Director – Dr Henk Smith

We are very pleased to announce that Dr Henk Smith will officially join Living Turf on August 1st, 2016.  This appointment highlights Living Turf’s commitment to building robust and technically competent services with which to support our growing sales force. Founder and managing director, Rob Cooper says “my vision has always been to make Living Turf a hub where the best sales rep’s would want to work.  If we can develop agronomy tools that enable our sales agronomists be more relevant to their clients, then everybody wins”.  “Having Henk to help support our sales force with trusted advice, moves us one step… ...Read More

Living Turf Welcomes Cameron Stuart

Living Turf is pleased to announce the appointment of Cameron Stuart to the role of Technical Services Manager. Cameron’s recruitment marks a significant growth ring in the life our business and signifies the value we place on technical leadership and compliance. The key areas of responsibility for Cameron are linked to the management and development of our intellectual property extending to include our online services, smart phone apps and internal product developments.  Rounding all of that off with training, support and consultancy for our sales team and their clients, suggests Cameron has a key role to play in the future growth and sophistication of Living… ...Read More