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Happy Anniversary to “The Perfect Partnership”

Living Turf recently celebrated 12-months as the National Distributor for Rain Bird Golf products. First positioned as the Perfect Partnership (combining Irrigation + Agronomy, success required that Living Turf learn a whole new market sector, which is very different to the agronomy sector we were used to. We take this opportunity to reflect on the key milestones that have shaped the Living Turf Irrigation Business. Living Turf WA was the business model that Living Turf chose to test the water – so to speak. Irrigation specialist, Tyson Riley, was recruited from day one, to underpin the WA agronomy sales team… ...Read More

Paul Looby joins Living Turf in Nth Qld

Turf ecology specialist Paul Looby has joined the Living Turf team in Far Nth QLD, as Technical Service Representative. Paul is a highly regarded turf scientist, with national experience and a strong network of professional turf contacts. Having had a long-standing association with Chris Johnstone (Living Turf Sales Manager Nth Qld), Paul’s appointment to this role is a natural fit. Living Turf Managing Director, Rob Cooper says “It is a challenge to properly service this vast North and Far North Queensland region.  Having a dedicated technical specialist working alongside a sales operative just makes sense.  It means we can respond… ...Read More

FAST & CONSISTENT GREEN SPEED – ALL YEAR ROUND

Back in 2001, David Mitchell (Mitchell Products) recruited a renowned surfactant chemist, Dr Santi Mane, to help solve a baffling commercial problem. David was in the sand business, and one of his golf products was a dry topdressing mix of sand and peat humates, which when kiln dried became incredibly hydrophobic.  Dr Santi overcame this problem, and in doing so created her masterpiece – Tricure® - 100% wetting agent active ingredient (no solvents or additives), incredibly effective on organic matter & completely safe to turf. Tricure® was subsequently launched to the turf industry and has since become the most renowned treatment for hydrophobic turf… ...Read More

WETOUT® – New Generation Surfactant

Every once in a while, a product comes along that immediately puts a gap between itself and other products in its category, and WETOUT® is just that. When SST first showed Living Turf what this vegetable-based surfactant could do, we immediately thought of better turf mite control, improved coverage of colourants and pigments.  Then, when we tested WETOUT® we were blown away by its versatility, compared to other non-ionic surfactants.  WETOUT® really is the next generation of spray adjuvant (surfactant) and Living Turf are thrilled to represent it exclusively for the Australian Turf market. In turf situations, spray droplet coverage… ...Read More

Martin O’Malley joins Living Turf / Rain Bird partnership

Living Turf is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin O’Malley, to the role of Technical Sales – Irrigation. Widely recognised as an NSW based irrigation specialist, Martin will join Living Turf’s sales force, principally to provide expert advice, customer support and after sales service on the Rain Bird line of irrigation products.  Martin O’Malley is a country boy at heart, with a family property at Coolah, North West of Mudgee.  He came to the city as a young bloke for work experience at Parramatta Stadium, and was inspired sufficiently to pursue a career at major NSW venues, including Muirfield,… ...Read More

POGO APPOINT LIVING TURF AS EXCLUSIVE AGENTS IN AUSTRALIA

POGO Pro+ is a world-renowned scientific turf measuring probe that allows you to ‘see exactly what your turf is feeling’.  Living Turf are the leading distributor of scientific turf management products and services to the Australian Turf Industry. The POGO System was recently appointed by the PGA as the preferred measure of playing surface condition for affiliated tournament golf events.   POGO Pro+ is a portable, wireless, durable and easy-to-use tool that collects precise data including moisture, salinity, canopy and soil temperature.  It is based on a patented soil sensor called HydraProbe™ and is accurate in all soils without calibration.… ...Read More