STRI has employed Jay Dobson to join their regional consultancy team in Scotland. Jay, previously with PSD Agronomy, will take over the role of Regional Turfgrass Agronomist, replacing Simon Watson who moved to Syngenta in March. Based in Glasgow, he will cover clients in Scotland.
Jay has more than 25 years' experience working across all sectors of the turfgrass industry. Prior to his position as a Director of PSD Agronomy Ltd, Jay lectured in Turfgrass Science and related subjects at UCL Myerscough. Here he managed a range of programmes, including Degree and HND Turfgrass Science, as well as pioneering delivery of the NVQ Level 3 Turfgrass Programme.
As a consultant agronomist, his work has taken him throughout the UK and Ireland. In addition to providing ongoing agronomy, practical management and technical advice for golf, racing and football, he has also managed a wide range of construction and drainage projects for both new and existing facilities.