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Living Turf® to partner with TurfKeeper

Sydney NSW: Today Living Turf® and TurfKeeper Australia announced a joint venture for future development and distribution of TurfKeeper’s online turf business management software.  Australian turf managers can now subscribe to TurfKeeper via either business and enjoy the same specialised activation and after sales support.  TurfKeeper and Turf Forensics® will coordinate future development to ensure that improvements to the respective products are aligned and optimised, to enhance the customer experience for customers of both software products. Together, TurfKeeper and Turf Forensics® represent a complete end to end, digital ‘whole of business solution’, with a market leading platform that addresses operational… ...Read More

Great success this season with EN’s for Argentine Stem Weevil control

The team at Living Turf has supported the use of EN’s (Entomopathogenic Nematodes) over the past 2 seasons and our customers are once again seeing excellent results using this strategy. See what they are saying…… “I was a little hesitant at the start to incorporate EN’s into my programme at Pambula-Merimbula Golf Club to target Argentine Stem Weevils. PMGC has had control issues with ASW for many years, even with an extended insecticide programme. Now our EN programme is in place I feel like we can push our greens to produce better surfaces and promote the bent grass population without… ...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

LT Queensland launch

Although Living Turf has been servicing the Queensland market for almost 2 years now, we decided it was time to formally introduce ourselves. Gathering the Living Turf team, key suppliers and over a 100 of Queensland' turf professionals, we kicked off a more formal launch with a Sportsturf Seminar held at Eagle Farm Racecourse just over a fortnight ago. With a busy morning schedule of tech talks, a  breezy chat from Darryl Brohman lightened the mood and made for a well balanced program. Rugby League legend and The Foot Show Panelist, Daryl finished off a great morning taking questions from the… ...Read More

NSWGCSA awards management of low quality water

The NSWGCSA annual awards in turf management were announced at the AGM at Pennant Hills Golf Club recently on 18th of November.  Congratulations to Martyn Black on receiving the 2014 NSW Excellence in Turf Management award, former recipients of this award include Norm Foord, Michael Bradbery and Mark Parker. This award recognises Superintendents who have consistently produced high quality surfaces over an extended time and contributed in a broader sense to the betterment of the turf industry. Congratulations also goes to Mark Crittenden from Cumberland Golf Club who was the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award, with Brad Huender from Gerringong Golf Course having received… ...Read More

Living Turf Update

The vision for Living Turf has always been to build a business infrastructure where the best turf sales agronomists would gravitate to ply their trade. Underpinning that vision has been a decade of developing intellectual property including but not limited to My-Results®, new and useful products, My-Climate® and various technical support resources designed to add value to every sales transaction. The success of this strategy is self-evident with the quality of sales professionals we have on the road representing our business. September 2014 marks one of our most significant recruitment initiatives, with Ashley Neuendorf and Max Whatman joining our Queensland business unit. I am… ...Read More