Podcasts - "Behind the Turf"

Behind The Turf is our podcast for turf & landscape mangers. Our podcast brings you various topics from around the the turf world with interviews from leading university professors, current thoughts on topics effecting the industry as well as various interviews with prominent turf managers in Australia. the aim of the podcast is to educate as well as entertain. We hope you enjoy the listen.

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Ep 24 GIS 2020 Dr Jim Brosnan @ Dr Fred Yelverton

APOLOGIES FOR THE SOUND ISSUES IT GETS BETTER AS THE DISCUSSION GOES ON. A double act here to get two of the top weed scientists on a podcast together. Dr Yelverton is no stranger to Australia as he has visited our shores a few times as a keynote speaker for the Australasian Turfgrass Conference. Dr […]

Ep 23 Stan Kostka

Stan is familiar with Australian audiences and has been in the surfactant game for over 25 years. Stan has invented and help develop some of the worlds most used surfactants over that time. I talk to Stan on his most recent work on surfactants (also known as wetting agents) at Penn State with Dr Mike […]

Ep 22 Dr Scott McElroy

Today’s episode was again at GIS 2020 where I had a chat with Dr Scott McElroy. Many Australians would know Scott from when he was out in Australia for the walk and talks we did as well as the Turf Conference in New Zealand. We speak on herbicides and herbicide resistance and what hold in […]

Ep 21 Pullin Weeds 2020

As usual please subscribe to our podcast and give us a rating and a comment. This episode is slightly different where I was a guest on a podcast. The podcast is called “Pullin Weeds” It’s the official podcast of the Carolinas Association in the US. The podcast interviewers’ members of the association in all aspects on […]

Ep 20 Golf Industry Show 2020

In this episode I have mashed together the 4 days at GIS. These recordings were posted on our YouTube channel and now can be listened to in on episode. Please enjoy.   

Ep 19 Welcome to 2020 What a Start and GIS Preview

In the first episode for 2020 I discuss the extreme weather in Australia with the bushfires. At the time of recording good rain was forecast and its implications for turf managers.  I also talk about the GIS the golf industry show and my plans for the week with podcast guests. Follow the week from GIS. […]

Ep 18 Ben Gibson The Toolbox Team

This episode is quite a bit different to previous charts I’ve had as its not agronomic based. Ben Gibson is the head of The Toolbox Team providing not just products and services but partnerships to turf teams across the country with safety, WHS Leadership auditing and compliance just to name a few. In this chat […]

Ep 17 Pat Jones & Dr Paul Koch “State of US Turf and the Future”

Again very excited to have Pat Jones on our podcast for the second year in a row. Pat at the time of the interview was still running GCI Magazine however he has since moved on to Harrell’s to look after marketing digital side. He is till involved heavily in turf and is a great asset […]

Ep 16 Dr Mike Fidanza “The Fairy Ring King”

Fairy ring is one of the most difficult diseases to control. There hasn’t been as much research on this disease as others. I sit down today at GIS to talk to Dr Mike Fidanza from Penn State and discuss this troublesome disease and he gives some insights in the best way to control this disease. […]

Ep 15 Dr Jim Brosnan “The World of Weeds”

I was lucky enough to sit down with Jim again this year and get an update on turf research into weeds. We especially spoke about Poa and the research group setup to deal with this troublesome weed. He gives good insights into resistance management and where we are as this is still the biggest issue […]