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Stories tagged ‘GreenCast’


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


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


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


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, July 28th, 2014

Rod Burke of Syngenta

Use August growth to build winter reserves

Advice to help greenkeepers and grounds managers nurture turf to recover from the effects of heat and drought stress


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Dealing with unprecedented disease pressure

Turf plants have been under unprecedented levels of disease pressure this winter, compounded by wet and windy weather conditions that have too often prevented timely fungicide applications


Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Bombus ruderatus

Operation Pollinator study reveals insect life on course

Golf courses provide an essential haven for some of the UK’s most endangered insect species, and potentially hold the key to restoring populations of essential pollinating insects


Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Presentation of a bee hotel to Steve Thompson from Rod Burke of Syngenta (right)

John O’Gaunt GC signs up for Operation Pollinator

The Club was the first to sign up for the innovative Operation Pollinator project to restore valuable wildlife habitats and enhance the ecological value golf courses


Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Syngenta calibration demo

Calibration check for application accuracy

Turf sprayer operators should calibrate sprayers and check nozzle output far more regularly to ensure accurate application .....read the full story »


Friday, April 29th, 2011

Syngenta Greencast logo

New look GreenCast gives faster access and new features

There’s a new look to the free Syngenta GreenCast website, with improvements to make it faster and easier to find all the essential knowledge for more proactive turf management


Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Syngenta screen grab

Watch Disease Spores Explode on YouTube

The explosive activity of the new Syngenta turf fungicide, Medallion TL, can now be viewed on-line, with a YouTube video clip showing just what happens when treated disease spores rapidly absorb water, to the point where they quite literally explode


Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Heritage Maxx - droplet recycling

Protect turf from disease during high risk renovation

Renovation programmes on golf courses this autumn could trigger disease attacks. A pro-active treatment with Heritage Maxx could protect turf through the most vulnerable high risk period .....read the full story »


Thursday, July 29th, 2010

anthracnose foliar blight

Heat is on for Anthracnose attack

Greater stress on plants and rising summer temperatures has increased both the incidence and the severity of Anthracnose foliar blight attacks .....read the full story »


Monday, June 21st, 2010

Gillingham GC green pre Rescue treatment

Rescue Ends Eight Year Battle against Ryegrass

The condition, run and appearance of nine older clay-based greens at Gillingham Golf Club has been transformed by ‘Rescue’, the new selective herbicide .....read the full story »


Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

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Primo Maxx Fairway Challenge – Chance to win Vegas trip

Golf course managers and greenkeepers are being invited to witness the fairway quality improvement from a summer programme of Primo Maxx and the new water soluble fertilizer from Scotts, Sportsmaster WSF High N .....read the full story »


Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Rod Burke

New Appointment Sees Further Expansion for Syngenta

Syngenta continues to expand with the new appointment of Rod Burke as Turf & Landscape Portfolio Manager. The company has also created a dedicated Turf & Landscape team for Europe, African and the Middle East .....read the full story »


Monday, April 19th, 2010

Syngenta Technical Manager, Dr Simon Watson

First GreenCast Turf Talk Live Forum on-line

Turf managers can get instant answers to their pressing questions of options to enhance turf quality this spring with the inaugural GreenCast Turf Talk Live Forum on Wednesday 21 April .....read the full story »


Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Syngenta Technical Manager, Dr Simon Watson

GreenCast Forums provide active help for turf managers

A new on-line Forum on the GreenCast website will enable turf managers to learn from the experiences of others and view solutions to topical questions .....read the full story »