Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017

Stories tagged ‘Daniel Lightfoot’


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

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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

Microdochium spreading on green collar

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

Mowing on dewy green

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-treated rough

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

Fairway treatment

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

Syngenta Turf Technical Manager, Marcela Munoz

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

Greencast Turf App 2

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

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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

SALTEX 2015 is set to become bigger and better with the announcement that the show has now moved into a third hall

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

Summer irrigation

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

Summer turf management

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

Attracting golfers

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

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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

Dan Lightfoot

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 seminar at SALTEX 2013

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