Q&A With SGL’s Simon Gumbrill


Simon at Wembley Stadium in London, England

With new supplemental light technology coming to the states, we wanted to learn a little more about this innovation in turf management.

The best person to ask about all this happens to be a leader in turf management with strong OSU ties. We posed these questions to  Simon Gumbrill, who is the Area Manager for Stadium Grow Lighting (SGL), responsible for sales development and after sales care in the UK, Ireland and North America.

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Amanda Folck receives CFAES Outstanding Student Employee

IMG_7015aOn April 7th, the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) hosted the 2016 Recognition Banquet. This banquet recognize students, faculty, staff and supporters in the college for their many accomplishments.

Amanda Folck (pictured left, with Dr. Karl Danneberger & Pam Sherratt) received the Outstanding Student Employee award from CFAES. Continue reading Amanda Folck receives CFAES Outstanding Student Employee

Rolling Athletic Fields

We have received several questions recently about rolling athletic fields. What benefits, if any, does it provide? How often should a field be rolled? Does it cause compaction? Here are some thoughts on the practice of rolling and some tips on how to make the most of this operation.
Roller Types & Weight: 
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