The Guelph Turfgrass Institute has welcomed a new member of the team; Sara Stricker is the new Communications and Outreach Coordinator.
Sara conducted her MSc research at the GTI in 2015–2017 and will soon complete her PhD in plant pathology. Her background in turfgrass research and plant diagnostics, in combination with her experience hosting events throughout her graduate studies, will be an asset to the Institute. Sara has previously taught high school science and is passionate about science communication and outreach.
Due to limited resources, GTI Diagnostics Clinic will not be fully operational until May 1st. We apologize for the inconvenience but look forward to serving your needs soon.
If you have an urgent situation and require immediate support, please contact Dr. Katerina Jordan directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Immediate Release:
UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH HOSTS ANNUAL TURF MANAGERS’ SHORT COURSE
GUELPH, Ont. – This winter, the most successful and highly valued turf managers’ short course in Canada will be located at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. Between February 1 and 26, 2021, participants from across North America and in various sectors of the turfgrass industry will gather for the intensive Turf Managers’ Short Course (TMSC).
GTI DIAGNOSTICS CLOSED
Due to the COVID-19 pendemic, we have temporarily suspended all services associated with the GTI Diagnostics clinic. We truly apologize for any inconvenience, but have taken these measures to remain inline with federal and provincial government recommendations and University of Guelph protocols. Please stay tuned to our social media accounts (@Guelph Turf on Twitter and Instagram) as well as our newsletter and website to stay informed on when services will resume normal operations.
As we press into the growing season of 2020, it is always good practice to keep everyone up to date on all things happening at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute. Please read through this posting to keep abreast of our various of service education and outreach for the foreseeable future
COVID-19 and U of G Update
Ross Baron, a graduate of the Guelph Diploma in Turfgrass Management (class of 2013), was always a leader among his peers.
On July 9th, Norman E. McCollum, longtime superintendent of the GTI, instructor in the Turfgrass Managers' Short Course and former Research Technician at the University of Guelph, passed away. Friends will be received at Gilbert MacIntyre and Son Funeral Home, Hart Chapel, 1099 Gordon St, on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 2-4, and 7-9pm, and on Monday, July 15, 2019 from 10-12 p.m., with a funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 12 p.m. Reception to follow.