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Origin Amenity Solutions Introduces Grandstand®

Origin Amenity Solutions Introduces Grandstand®: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS), a leading provider of innovative solutions for managed amenity turf, proudly announces the launch of Grandstand®, a groundbreaking selective herbicide designed to effectively control a wide range of broadleaved weeds.

OAS is the exclusive distributor for the UK market of Grandstand®, manufactured by Corteva Agriscience. Grandstand® represents a significant advancement in selective herbicide technology, featuring a new active ingredient to the UK amenity market, Arylex™.

Origin Amenity Solutions Introduces Grandstand®

Origin Amenity Solutions Introduces Grandstand®

Engineered to target stubborn weeds such as White Clover, Daisy, Dandelion, Ribwort Plantain, and Creeping Buttercup, Grandstand® delivers exceptional results, ensuring enhanced turf quality and aesthetics.

“We are thrilled to introduce Grandstand® to the UK market,” comments Mark De Ath, Plant Protection Products Team Lead. “As a company committed to innovation and excellence, we are proud to offer this new selective herbicide to our customers We are currently the only UK supplier to be able to offer a product with the active ingredient Arylex™ which is highly effective in cold, wet conditions and I feel will change the landscape for selective herbicides.”

Arylex™ is a synthetic auxin herbicide, co-formulated with florasulam to create a broad-spectrum solution. It is part of a new structural class of synthetic auxin herbicides and is effective in managing weeds that are resistant to other modes of action, such as the ALS inhibitor herbicides.

Grandstand® boasts unparalleled convenience, requiring just one application per season for optimal weed control. With application timing spanning from 1st April to 30th September. Grandstand® provides flexibility and ease of use, allowing turf managers to effectively tackle weed infestations throughout the growing season.

Available exclusively through Origin Amenity Solutions, Grandstand® is now in stock and available for dispatch to meet the needs of turf management professionals across the UK.

“We are delighted to offer Grandstand® as part of our comprehensive portfolio of turf management solutions,” added Mark De Ath. “With its unrivalled performance and ease of use, Grandstand® reinforces our commitment to delivering superior products that empower our customers to achieve outstanding results.”

For more information about Grandstand® and to place orders, visit Origin Amenity Solutions or contact the sales team at sales@originamenity.com

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Agrovista Amenity Partners with Perennial

Agrovista Amenity Partners with Perennial: Agrovista Amenity is thrilled to announce its partnership with Perennial, the UK’s only charity dedicated to supporting those who work with grass, trees, flowers, or plants.

This collaboration aligns perfectly with Mental Health Awareness Week, running from Monday, 13 May to Sunday, 19 May, underlining the importance of mental health support within the sector.

Agrovista Amenity Partners with Perennial

Agrovista Amenity Partners with Perennial

Commenting on the partnership, Perennial’s Corporate Partnership Manager, Phil Swainston, said: “We’re thrilled to have Agrovista onboard as a Perennial Partner. Their continued support for the amenity sector, as showcased in their fantastic #ForOurSports campaign, is truly inspiring. Their proactive and dedicated approach to customer support deeply resonates with us at Perennial. Together, we look forward to making a significant impact in the industry.”

Perennial is the UK’s sole charity supporting all those working in the horticultural community, as well as those who have retired, who dedicate their passion, time, and energy to keeping Britain beautiful. Established 185 years ago, Perennial provides a lifeline to individuals and families in horticulture facing a wide range of challenges. The ultimate aim is for everyone to know that Perennial is there for them. That not only is there free, tailored one-to-one confidential support on hand when needed, but that everyone can access the free advice and information available 24/7 online, covering topics such as physical and mental health issues, bereavement, relationship breakdowns, career progression, as well as impartial money management. By offering the right information and support at the time it is needed, the charity aims to help build better lives for all those within the horticultural industry.

Agrovista Amenity’s #ForOurSports campaign symbolises the company’s commitment to standing by its customers every step of the way, while also celebrating the dedication of individuals in the amenity sector. Over the past two years, the campaign has flourished through various initiatives, including branded vehicles, community events, industry award sponsorships, and support for local charities.

Jodie Champion, Head of Marketing for Agrovista, expressed her enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “Through the #ForOurSports campaign, we aim to demonstrate our support for our customers and our determination to tackle future challenges alongside them.”

This partnership is not just about financial contributions. Agrovista Amenity is also committed to raising awareness about Perennial’s free and confidential helpline. With the company’s extensive marketing reach and local amenity teams, customers can be informed that help is readily available should they ever need it.

“We are inspired by the remarkable work that Perennial does to support the industry,” continued Jodie. “By joining forces with them, we hope to highlight that there is compassionate assistance available for those who need it.”

This collaboration between Agrovista Amenity and Perennial highlights a shared commitment to the well-being of professionals in the amenity sector, ensuring that support and resources are accessible when needed most. With Mental Health Awareness Week emphasising the importance of mental well-being, this partnership comes at a crucial time, reinforcing the message that help and support are always available for those who need it.

If you are in need of support, please visit www.perennial.org.uk or call the Perennial helpline on 0800 093 8543.

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Origin Amenity Solutions and Rain Bird mark sixth anniversary

Origin Amenity Solutions and Rain Bird mark sixth anniversary: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS), the dedicated distributor of Rain Bird products to the UK golf market is celebrating six years of partnership.

OAS is a leading supplier to the UK amenity, turf, and sports markets and specialises in leading-edge irrigation solutions. Its dedicated team of irrigation specialists offers national coverage, providing advice on irrigation projects, from upgrades to renovations and new system installations, to system maintenance. This is further complemented by a national team of sales advisors who champion Rain Bird technologies and the ‘Intelligent Use of Water™’.

Origin Amenity Solutions and Rain Bird mark sixth anniversary

Origin Amenity Solutions and Rain Bird mark sixth anniversary

Stocking over 10,000 Rain Bird product lines at its distribution depot in Camberley, OAS has seen unprecedented growth in irrigation sales since the inception of their partnership.

A recent addition to the irrigation product portfolio is CirrusPRO™ Central Control which enables users to securely adjust irrigation settings from any smart device and from any location. It allows users to make updates from the system’s map and watch them happen in real-time. Rain Bird is supporting OAS with customer awareness and training sessions to enable the golf industry to appreciate the significant water, labour, and energy savings this new technology brings. To-date, a series of webinars and on-site demonstrations have taken place, with in-depth training days at the OAS Turf, Science and Technology Centre being planned.

OAS Commercial Director Andy Russell comments, “Rain Bird is the global leader in irrigation, and as a major supplier in the amenity industry, we are delighted to be aligned with yet another market-leading brand. Their corporate ethos and values align closely with our own and their product portfolio complements and enhances our existing product range and strengthens our customer offering. Our working relationship has strengthened over the last six years and is held in high regard.  I look forward to what opportunities future Rain Bird plans and developments will bring for the OAS business.”

Jimmy Sandison, Rain Bird Regional Golf Sales Manager adds, “With golf clubs facing challenges from water scarcity to changing legislation, effective, efficient irrigation has never been so important. It’s incredibly important to Rain Bird that our customers receive the support they need to meet these challenges.”

The OAS Irrigation team can be contacted on 0800 138 7222 or email sales.irrigation@originamenity.com. Visit www.originamenity.com for more information.

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Alderney Golf Club’s Triumph with Origin Amenity Solutions

Alderney Golf Club’s Triumph with Origin Amenity Solutions: A stunning coastal golf course located on Alderney Island, the third largest of the Channel Islands, Alderney Golf Club is a haven for golf enthusiasts seeking both challenge and natural beauty.

In recent years, the club faced a persistent threat to its greens in the form of Dollar Spot, a fungal disease notorious for its detrimental impact on turf health and playing performance.

Alderney Golf Club's Triumph with Origin Amenity Solutions

Alderney Golf Club’s Triumph with Origin Amenity Solutions

Dollar spot causes small tanned spots about the size of a Dollar coin (Dollar Spot!) around 2-5cm in diameter.  It is spread through small bits of mycelium moving to a new plant host. They move in water and can also be spread on shoes, golf equipment, and turf management equipment. Spots can typically coalesce which can wipe out large areas of turf.

At Alderney Golf Club, both Poa and Bent grasses contribute to the botanical sward composition. Unfortunately, Dollar Spot threatens both grass species and their susceptibility to the disease necessitated a targeted management approach.

Dollar Spot has plagued Alderney Golf Club for half a decade. Despite efforts to control it, the disease was historically initiated in June. In response to this challenge, Alderney Golf Club sought the expertise of Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS), a leading provider of turf management solutions. Working closely with OAS technical advisor Marcus Hewitt, the club devised a proactive strategy to combat Dollar Spot and rejuvenate its greens.

OAS recommended the implementation of Exteris Stressgard, a potent fungicide, applied in mid-May with a follow-up application two weeks later. This pre-emptive approach aims to suppress the Dollar Spot before it gains momentum.

Maintaining a healthy plant is extremely important when managing Dollar Spot so the Course Manager Paul Flairclough focused on enhancing turf health. A tailored regimen comprising Liquid N, Seaweed, and Elevate Fe, supported by a wetting agent programme featuring Tricure AD and Seaquest, strengthened the turf against disease while promoting vigour and resilience.

The results were remarkable. Paul comments ‘Since working with Marcus from OAS the course has been in immaculate condition. Marcus’ support with Dollar Spot management has improved summer playing conditions on the greens and our membership and visitors have provided excellent feedback.’

As autumn approached, Dollar Spot pressure continued due to the high humidity. Dedicate fungicide was applied with Trimate in September keeping the greens Dollar Spot free and prepared for any Microdochium Patch outbreaks that would often start in late September.

The success story of Alderney Golf Club stands as a testament to the power of strategic collaboration and innovation in turf management. By partnering with Origin Amenity Solutions and embracing cutting-edge solutions, the club not only conquered Dollar Spot but also elevated the overall quality of its greens. Today, Alderney Golf Club continues to shine as a beacon of resilience and excellence, offering an unrivaled experience amidst the unspoilt terrain of the Channel Islands.

Paul concludes, “Exteris worked extremely well on our golf course and we had good control over Dollar Spot for the first time in five years on this site. Due to the Stressgard technology, the grass was healthy and looking amazing.”

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Origin Amenity Solutions hosts successful webinar

Origin Amenity Solutions hosts successful webinar: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) is thrilled to announce the overwhelming success of its recent webinar, ‘Dollar Spot Demystified: Proven Strategies from the USA and UK for Effective Integrated Management,’ which took place on Tuesday, April 16th, 2024.

With a staggering turnout of 107 attendees hailing from various countries including the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, USA, France, Spain, Germany, and Austria, the webinar was well received and proved to be a vital resource for turfgrass professionals worldwide.

Origin Amenity Solutions hosts successful webinar

Origin Amenity Solutions hosts successful webinar

The webinar, presented by James Hempfling, Ph.D., Technical Services Manager for  Northern US Envu, captivated participants with a comprehensive approach to managing dollar spot, a persistent challenge in turfgrass maintenance. Dr. Hempfling, a renowned turfgrass expert with extensive experience and expertise, shared invaluable insights and proven strategies for effective cultural and chemical management of Dollar Spot.

“Whether you’re a experienced turfgrass professional or new to the challenges of dollar spot, this webinar equipped attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to achieve success in dollar spot management,” said Kelly-Marie Clack from OAS.

The webinar’s hosts also included Phil Logan, National Account Manager UK & Ireland at Envu, and Kelly-Marie Clack, Agronomy & Technical Manager from OAS, both of whom brought a wealth of experience and expertise to the discussion.

“We are delighted by the overwhelming response to our webinar and are grateful to our esteemed hosts and attendees for making it a resounding success,” continued Kelly-Marie Clack. ” This was a rare opportunity to learn from one of the foremost experts in this field and we were delighted to co-host it. At OAS, we are committed to providing cutting-edge solutions and valuable insights to turfgrass professionals worldwide.”

Attendees of the webinar had the opportunity to earn BASIS points in the UK, IASIS points in Ireland, and BIGGA CPD points, further enhancing the value of their participation. This recognition supports OAS’s dedication to providing insightful content, as well as tangible professional development opportunities for turfgrass professionals.

To speak to an OAS advisor about strategies for managing Dollar Spot please call the team on 01423 138 7222 or visit www.originamenity.com.

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Agrovista Amenity continues partnership with The Tree Council

Agrovista Amenity continues partnership with The Tree Council: Agrovista Amenity is excited to announce that it will be continuing its partnership with national environmental charity The Tree Council, pledging to sponsor the planting of more than a thousand trees. The trees will be planted over the next three years in community projects the length and breadth of the country. Collectively, as part of a team of green-hearted corporate partners, Agrovista Amenity will also support the establishment of fifty ‘Golden Orchards’, in celebration of The Tree Council’s 50th anniversary.

Commenting on the continued partnership, Ed Smith, Landscape Team Manager for Agrovista Amenity, said: “The Tree Council set an ambitious planting target to be achieved through community projects. As one of the Jubilee Partners, it was great to see this target accomplished and the huge amount of environmental, biodiversity and other eco-system benefits made.

Agrovista Amenity continues partnership with The Tree Council

Agrovista Amenity continues partnership with The Tree Council

“It was an easy decision for us to continue this support and be a Tree Partner going forward. We regularly join The Tree Council on planting days, and it is great to see different demographics and generations getting involved and recognising the opportunity to make a positive change to our environment. The Tree Council have always been forward thinking in terms of best practice, by using biodegradable guards, locally sourced stock and sharing ideas.”

The Tree Council’s Tree Partner programme brings businesses together to plant trees and enhance treescapes across the UK, improving the health, wellbeing and biodiversity of local areas. Community groups, schools and volunteer Tree Warden Networks (www.treecouncil.org.uk/tree-wardens) will apply for funding to deliver a community tree and hedgerow planting project in their areas during the tree planting season (November – March).

Agrovista Amenity and other Tree Partners will not only provide financial support to establish new trees and hedgerows. The tree-loving business teams will also donate hundreds of volunteer hours to help establish the new trees and hedgerows and to give essential aftercare during the drier summer months to ensure their survival.

Sara Lom, CEO, The Tree Council said: “We are delighted to continue working with Agrovista Amenity to do something truly wonderful for nature. Trees and hedgerows are heroes – they help tackle climate change, provide homes for thousands of species of precious wildlife, improve our health and wellbeing and so much more. By getting involved, Agrovista Amenity is helping to grow a greener, tree-filled future for all of us. We’re so grateful to them and all our Tree Partners.”

Launched to celebrate The Tree Council’s 50th anniversary, The Tree Council’s new Tree Partners programme will build on the successes of its Jubilee Partners who, between 2022 and the end of 2024, will have collectively supported the planting and care of 42,000 trees in communities across the UK, in celebration of The Queen’s Green Canopy.

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Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists

Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists: Agrovista Amenity is delighted to announce the addition of two highly skilled professionals to their team. Charlie Seager and Matt Davis, both Amenity Specialists, bring a wealth of experience and passion for the industry to their respective roles.

Charlie Seager: Proud to be a part of Agrovista Amenity

Charlie will be based in the areas of Grimsby, Sheffield, Peterborough, Leicester, and Nottingham, and has an extensive background in sports turf management. His journey began as a volunteer groundsman at his local cricket club, where he discovered his love for the work. Charlie’s dedication led him to prestigious roles at Rugby School and Warwick School, which gave him experience in managing a 190-acre parkland area, a 9-hole golf course, cricket pitches, and rugby pitches. Charlie also brings knowledge of complete pitch reconstructions.

Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists

Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists

Reflecting on his decision to join Agrovista Amenity, Charlie shares, “I saw the job advertised and having dealt with the company in the past I had some really good relationships with people at Agrovista. I thought it was a great opportunity to move into a new role but allow me to stay within the industry. I’m proud to be part of one of the industry’s leading company’s and to be able to offer quality products and advice.”

His goal at Agrovista Amenity is to replicate the support and knowledge he once received from his own Agrovista representative, Mark Allen. “Being able to advise and support people in the industry, just like Mark did with me, is how I want to succeed,” says Charlie.

Actively involved in local cricket and rugby clubs, Charlie and his partner enjoy walks with their dog and share a love for live music events.

Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists

Agrovista Amenity welcomes new Amenity Specialists

Matt Davis: From Greenkeeping to Amenity Specialist

Matt Davis, the Amenity Specialist for Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Cambridge, has had a remarkable journey in the industry. Starting his career with an apprenticeship at Brockett Hall Golf Club in Hertfordshire, Matt quickly climbed the ranks to become a course manager at the age of 27. After serving at Arkley and Hazlewood golf courses, he spent 18 years at The Cambridgeshire.

Matt’s decision to join Agrovista Amenity was driven by a desire for change and challenge. “Two years ago, I couldn’t see myself doing anything other than greenkeeping, but then I had a change of thought. It was now or never to try something different, and I wanted to challenge myself,” shares Matt.

Thrilled to be part of a larger team, Matt highlights Agrovista’s commitment to staff development and investment. “The fact that the company is willing to invest heavily in its staff is amazing – the training is brilliant and there is always an end goal.”

In his role, Matt aims to become the go-to expert, earning respect for providing sound advice. He is keen on obtaining additional qualifications and progressing within the company.

Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with his young family, is a fan of football and boxing, and engages in DIY projects at his cottage.

With the addition of Charlie Seager and Matt Davis, Agrovista Amenity is further strengthening its commitment to excellence in the turf and amenity industry. The company looks forward to the valuable contributions both professionals will make to their team and the clients they serve.

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Agrovista Amenity Launches Controls Brochure

Agrovista Amenity Launches Controls Brochure: Agrovista Amenity, a leading provider of innovative solutions for turf and amenity management, proudly announces the launch of its new Controls brochure. This comprehensive guide is a valuable resource for turf managers, offering essential information on plant growth regulators (PGRs), fungicides, herbicides, wetting agents, and much more.

In the ever-evolving landscape of turf management, Agrovista Amenity aims to empower professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to overcome challenges. The Controls brochure features details on some of the most innovative products on the market, including the recently launched Maxtima® – a revolutionary turf fungicide, the highly regarded Attraxor® plant growth regulator, the powerful Medallion® TL fungicide, and a range of total and residual herbicides such as Roundup® and Valdor® Flex. Other notable products highlighted in the brochure include Acelepryn® insect control, Ferromex® mosskiller, and the impressive range of Aqua-Zorb® wetting agents.

Agrovista Amenity Launches Controls Brochure

Agrovista Amenity Launches Controls Brochure

Dr. Abigail Graceson, Technical Manager at Agrovista Amenity, emphasises the importance of tailored solutions, stating, “What might be right for one person isn’t always going to be right for someone else. It is about understanding your own circumstances and identifying what the best solution is.” This sentiment reflects the core philosophy behind the brochure – providing turf managers with the information needed to make informed decisions based on their unique situations.

“Managing good quality turf surfaces and other amenity areas presents many challenges,” Dr. Graceson notes. “Our objective is to maintain healthy plants while minimising the presence of undesirable fungal, insect, and plant pests.” In a time of increasing legislative and environmental changes, making informed decisions becomes paramount, as these choices form the foundation of management plans that deliver high-quality amenity environments.

The Controls brochure goes beyond product listings, offering a better understanding of integrated pest management principles. It equips turf managers with the knowledge required to navigate the complexities of product selection in the face of legislative and environmental challenges.

To further support turf managers, Agrovista Amenity emphasises the expertise of its representatives, who are qualified to BASIS and FACTS as a minimum. These professionals can provide personalised support in product selection and advice tailored to the specific environment being managed. Additionally, the Agrovista Amenity Academy (www.amenityacademy.co.uk) offers free courses covering product knowledge and wider aspects of managing amenity environments.

These courses are designed to enhance knowledge and maximise the benefits of the products in use while allowing professionals to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

For further information, turf managers are encouraged to contact their local Agrovista Amenity representative.

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Dan Waring announced as Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year

Dan Waring announced as Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year: Professional spray tech, Dan Waring, has won the prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year (ASOOTY). Managing all the turf and amenity spraying at the JCB Golf and Country Club in Uttoxeter, he was praised for his meticulous attention to detail and adoption of new technologies to assure accurate application.

Dan’s ASOOTY award presentation was made as part of the glittering BIGGA industry awards at BTME in Harrogate this week (23 January 2024), along with the competition’s other finalists, Conrad Cavill of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon and Bryan Ramsey of Complete Weed Control, Scotland South East.

Dan Waring announced as Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year

Dan Waring announced as Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year

The ASOOTY awards highlight best practice and experience in the challenging role of ensuring accurate application on all amenity surfaces.

Sponsored by ICL and Syngenta and managed by the Amenity Forum, the awards seek to share top tips and advice that will raise the standards of spray application across the amenity industry.

Having worked for six years at JCB Golf, Dan has been the full-time spray tech for the past three seasons. One of the keys to his success has been continuous professional development, including  a year in the US on the Ohio State programme with an intensive focus on application skills.

He also regularly completes on-line sprayer training courses and tailoring the latest spraying technology and innovations from the agricultural sector to be adopted for amenity application. Working closely with course manager, Callum Wark, Dan’s role has been integral in using accurate application to deliver a full spectrum of conventional and biological plant protection products and nutrition, designed for a successful Integrated Turf Management approach to overall plant health and turf quality.

“I would urge all sprayer operators to undertake as much training as possible, to gain more knowledge on the products being used and the application technology,” he advocated. “That will enable people to be more confident in what they are doing, and give the spray tech’s role the credit it deserves.”

One of his top tips would be to lay out all the products required for the following day’s spraying, in the order they will be mixed, before leaving – so they can be methodically checked again and then added to the tank quickly and efficiently. He will also half fill the tank with clean water and pressure test for any visual leaks, before adding any chemical.

Presenting the award at BTME, Ian Graham, Chairman of the Amenity Forum, said: “The skills required to competently apply professional plant protection products are often overlooked. Along with the formal training and accreditation process, there is the experience that takes years to acquire.

“Winners of this award have elevated the application process to an art, be that with a knapsack or a boom sprayer, to help maintain the amazing playing surfaces that sport has become used to enjoying all year round,” he added.

“The Amenity Forum is delighted to work with ICL and Syngenta as the sponsors of this award and would like to congratulate Dan for upholding the highest of professional standards.”

ICL Landscape & Industrial Business Development Manager, Lewis Blois, added: “We are delighted to support such an important cross-sector industry initiative with a continued commitment to raise standards and improve results.

“Importantly it has identified and recognised the range of spray application techniques and the differing skills involved across the amenity sector. It will provide a unique and vitally important resource for all involved in spray application.”

Sean Loakes, Syngenta Technical Manager, advocated the awards reflect the importance of an Integrated Turf Management (ITM) approach to responsible and sustainable turf and landscape maintenance.

“The skills of sprayer operators to make efficient, effective and above all safe applications are essential for the future sustainability of the amenity and turf care industry,” he advised.

“The ASOOTY awards are a welcome way to recognise and reward the leading individuals and for everyone to learn from their experience.”

Look out on the Amenity Forum website for more details and entry form for the launch of next year’s ASOOTY and your chance to win.

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Origin Amenity Solutions Turf, Science & Technology Centre expands team

Origin Amenity Solutions Turf, Science & Technology Centre expands team: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) has announced that its research and development team has been strengthened by the appointment of Jack Taylor who joins as Turf Trials Technician.

Jack will be based at the Turf Science and Technology Centre at Great Dunmow in Essex. He will be assisting the research and development team – maintaining the trials site, carrying out scientific trials, collecting data, and helping to offer customers well-researched products combined with best-practice advice for their sites.

Origin Amenity Solutions Turf, Science & Technology Centre expands team

Origin Amenity Solutions Turf, Science & Technology Centre expands team

Jack has a background in the horticultural industry, including plant maintenance, propagation, and nursery management.  He will manage the OAS greenhouse, looking after a range of small-scale pot trials and analysing the data that is generated.

Jack has a passion for playing cricket as a wicketkeeper and coaches at a local level.

He comments, “I am excited to be working at Origin Amenity Solutions and I am looking forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to the team and developing my skills within the amenity research industry.”

The OAS Turf Science and Technology Centre operates at the leading edge of plant science and turf technology with a broad spectrum of products alongside integrated pest management and microbiology programmes.

At the state-of-the-art facility, Jack is joining a team of experienced agronomists, scientists, and turf specialists who combine cutting-edge research, expert knowledge, and advanced technology to develop and deliver the most effective turf management techniques.

From soil analysis and nutrient management to pest and disease control, OAS provide seasonal managed programmes designed to optimise turf health and maximise its aesthetic appeal.

OAS Research & Development Director, Geoff Fenn adds, “Our commitment to research and development sets us apart from the competition. We continuously invest in the latest equipment and techniques to stay at the forefront of turf science. I am delighted to welcome Jack to the team. In addition to his involvement with our research and consultation services, we offer training workshops to empower turf professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain and improve turf quality; Jack will be a core part of our delivery team.”

If you are interested in a career at Origin Amenity Solutions, please email recruitment@originukoperations.co.uk

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