0 Seminars to sharpen up your Turf Health Programme

Syngenta and Bernhard and Company have joined forces to provide greenkeepers and turf managers with a series of seminars to help get turf in shape for the challenge of winter. The seminars, running this October, will include a presentation from leading US turf researcher, Dr Karl Danneberger of Ohio State University.

Getting your turf in the best possible condition whilst it is still actively growing this autumn is key to producing consistent quality and playability through the tough winter months - and ensure it stays in good shape for next spring.

This autumn, two of the leading turf businesses committed to providing improved golf course maintenance and turf health - Bernhard and Company and Syngenta - have teamed up for a series of seminars running from 12 - 16 October to give ideas and tips for turf maintenance that can deliver better results for playing surface quality.

Furthermore, leading independent US turfgrass researcher, Dr Karl Danneberger, Professor at Ohio State University, will be giving his unique and thought provoking insight of the latest research and technological advances in how greenkeepers can improve wear tolerance of turf with growth regulator programmes, and the practical advice on how you can do it.

The seminar topics, presented by technical specialists from Syngenta and Bernhard and Company, will provide greenkeepers, course managers and golf club managers with an invaluable insight into the latest developments and proven practices to maintain and promote turf health, including:

· Turf health programmes to counter winter disease threats
· Top tips for maintaining turf health
· New technologies and strategies for putting greens management from Dr Karl Dannenberger of The Ohio State University
· Fine turf renovation with new RESCUE selective herbicide programmes

The 'Sharpen up your Turf Health Programme' seminars will take place during October 2009, at the following prestigious sports venues across the country:

12th October - Hampden Park - Scottish National Stadium - Glasgow
13th October - The Lancaster Golf Club, Lancaster
14th October - Robin Hood Golf Club, Solihull, West Midlands
15th October - The London Golf Club, Ash, Kent
16th October - Bath Golf Club, Bath

For further information and to book a place greenkeepers, club managers and agronomists can call Catherine McEwan at Bernhard and Company, tel: 01788 811600 or email: catherine.mcewan@bernhard.co.uk

Alternatively you can register on-line at www.greencast.co.uk

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