Last year we undertook a trial at the STRI to understand the best use of FR321 and Hicure in programmes to reduce and control Anthracnose. This is a challenging disease that if poorly managed can run away from us later in the season. During this high disease pressure period I thought it was worth revisiting… Read More Anthracnose – lessons learnt
If you are in the UK you will know its been very hot recently, and Ireland has seen its share of the heat wave also; Dublin’s Phoenix Park recorded 33.1C (91.4F). The hottest day in 135 years across the island of Ireland. I saw on the news that the UK had its hottest night on… Read More Primo Maxx II – Can I trust the model when its this hot?!
Like the other plant health inputs, water, nutrition and air, grass needs light. And like all things in life its not that simple. Each of these inputs has an optimum or ‘Goldie Locks’ zone. For water; too little and the plant withers and dies, too much and it becomes waterlogged and dies. The same is… Read More Grass needs light, but how much is too much?
Almost every course manager I’ve spoken to since joining Syngenta in the winter is struggling to run a full team, and those few that have full teams have sworn me to secrecy. Like for many industries its currently really difficult to recruit and retain staff. Many course managers are being forced to search further afield… Read More Syngenta Turf App helps turn fingers green