Tuesday, 27th June, 2017

Stories tagged ‘Daniel Lightfoot’

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Syngenta launch new fungicide: ‘Instrata Elite’

New Instrata Elite Offers Turf Disease Control Outside and In and it’s available now

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

New Look GreenCast Supports Better Decision Making

The new look Syngenta GreenCast website now gives greenkeepers, agronomists and industry advisors faster and easier access to key information to manage turf more effectively

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Contact clean-up for turf disease prevention

As autumn soil temperatures cool, there is now limited opportunity for recovery from disease damage before the winter

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Autumn Dew Points To Disease Risk

As we move into autumn, moist air flows from the west create dewy mornings with wet leaf surfaces that are slow to dry. Combined with the milder conditions seen in recent years, it is likely to lead to early outbreaks of foliar diseases

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Rescue rough to enhance playability

The effects of thick long rough, often overgrown with ryegrass, has led to some particularly vociferous criticism and complaints from golfers

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Qualibra use extends with cost effective new options

This season Qualibra is now available in a 500 litre IBC, offering a great value option for bulk purchase to treat larger areas; the existing 10 litre S-pac bottles and 200 litre drums are still available. The IBC is quick, easy to use and extremely cost effective

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Advice for Spring Wetting Agent Programmes

Using new Qualibra technology combines the chance to create firmer, faster playing surfaces, along with improved growing conditions for turf, says Syngenta Turf Technical Manager, Marcela Munoz

Monday, January 25th, 2016

New GreenCast Turf App  

A new mobile-phone App from Syngenta has given greenkeepers and turf managers the opportunity to maintain their spray records simply and effectively and improve the efficiency of all spray applications

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Awards to Reward Top Amenity Sprayer Operators

The Awards, run by the Amenity Forum are sponsored by ICL and Syngenta, and supported by BASIS

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Professional Bodies Show Support for SALTEX 2015

Many of the industry’s professional bodies will be supporting SALTEX 2015 and have confirmed their presence at the exhibition, which will be held at the NEC Birmingham on 4 & 5 November

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Heat is on for water management

Syngenta Business Manager, Daniel Lightfoot, says cool season grasses suffer when temperatures exceed 28°C, which has been experienced repeatedly on greens surfaces for the second two weeks of June – and more forecast for July

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Get more from Summer Disease Control

Summer outbreaks of Fusarium may not cause the large-scale damage seen in winter, but, at a time when all players expect the very best possible greens quality, any complaints can be especially vociferous

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Top Tips for greenkeepers preparing for National Golf Month

There is huge industry investment in positive publicity and exciting initiatives to get more people onto the golf course, but it will depend on a great looking course and an attractive environment to keep them coming back

Monday, January 26th, 2015

New Awards to Recognise Best Practice in Amenity Spraying

The Amenity Forum’s Sprayer Operator of the Year Awards aim to improve overall standards by identifying the best practice to enhance results and share experiences

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Daniel Lightfoot joins Syngenta as new UK Turf Business Manager

Daniel Lightfoot combines practical, technical and communication experience in turf management to provide support for greenkeepers and golf businesses to get the best results from Syngenta products

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

BIGGA’s Golf-Focused Seminars Boost SALTEX Appeal for Greenkeepers

The education sessions being presented by the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association at this year’s SALTEX (Sports, Amenities, Landscaping Trade Exhibition) will complement the myriad of golf course maintenance products on view