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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

Sunscreen for turf

Stressgard technology is an advanced turf specific formulation, refined over 15 years, that essentially acts like a sunscreen on turf in hot conditions, reducing the impact of harmful ultraviolet radiation and selectively allowing for the transmission of red and blue light wavelengths used by turf plants for photosynthesis. By filtering the sunlight, and allowing only the spectrum of light that the turf requires, radiation and heat stresses on the plant can be significantly minimized. As a result of this reduction in stress, Stressgard formulation technology has been proven by US universities to provide the following plant benefits; Stressgard formulation Technology… ...Read More

OCP Biologicals fuses local knowhow with German technology

Soil without microbes is like a motor without fuel, it just won’t go. And just like a motor the sort of fuel you put into your soil can have a huge effect on the performance of your turf. Adding nutrient is only one part of the fuel mix, you need good biology as a catalyst to make things happen. Good soil biology is created naturally simply by leaving the soil alone and letting nature do its thing. However intensive turf management does not lend itself to letting nature run wild. The cultural practices of renovation, using high analysis fertilisers, fumigants… ...Read More