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Remembering Dr. Ken Carey

Flags at Half-Mast Friday in Memory of UofG Staff Member

Superintendent in Residence - March 21st at Cutten Fields!

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Bastis Golf Course: California Club

DTM Students Place in top 10 at GCSAA Turf Bowl

Twelve Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management students recently traveled to Orlando, Florida and represented the University of Guelph, Department of Plant Agriculture and Ontario Agricultural Co

OTS 2017 Preview: An interview with Robert Heggie

For Immediate Release Trials, Teamwork and Turf – A Taste of OTS

Early Bird rates for 2017 OTS extended to January 14!

If you haven't registered for the 2017 Ontario Turfgrass Symposium do not worry! The Early Bird registration rates have been extended to January 14!

Season's Greetings!

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute would like to wish you a safe and happy holiday season, and all the best for 2017!

Coming February 22+23, 2017: The 26th Annual Ontario Turfgrass Symposium!

We are pleased to announce that the next Ontario Turfgrass Symposium will be held at the Univeristy of Guelph's

GTI Relocation Update - A Great Fall For Construction!

In the last update, it was noted that site development had commenced with site surveying and installation of silt and tree protection fencing.

Transitions in Turf at Sports Turf Canada

News Release For Immediate Release November 4, 2016 For further information, contact:

GTI Relocation Update - Construction Currently Underway

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) will soon have a new home in the Arboretum.

Annual Turf Management Golf Tournament Sep 30th!

Friends, Our Diploma in Turfgrass Management students are once again hosting the annual Turfgrass Management Golf Tournament next Friday, September 30th!

University of Guelph's 2016 Ornamental Trial Garden Open House

If you are in the Guelph area Friday August 19 (Noon-8PM) and Saturday August 20 (9:00AM-3:00PM) come out and see the 2016 trial gardens at the GTI!

Let your lawn go dormant - Brown is the new Green!

On Tuesday, July 5th the City of Guelph enacted the Level 2 Red restriction for residential water use. Home lawn watering is under a complete ban under Level 2 Red conditions.

Turfgrass Leadership Renewal at the University of Guelph

The Department of Plant Agriculture has announced some exciting new changes to the leadership of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) and the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management Program (ADTM

Meet Jordan Constant - M.Sc Candidate in the Department of Plant Agriculture

Jordan Constant was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and spent his early childhood in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sports Turf Canada Announces 2016 Sports Turf Manager of the Year

For Immediate Release:  Guelph, ON – Sports Turf Canada is pleased to announce that Greg Lampman is the 2016 Sports Turf Manager of the Year.

Meet Taylor Wallace, M.Sc. - Graduate of the Department of Plant Agriculture

Taylor Wallace began her post-secondary education at Mohawk College in the Environmental Technician Program.

Meet Sara Stricker, M.Sc. Candidate in the School of Environmental Sciences

Sara Stricker first attended the University of Guelph (UofG) with the goal of becoming a Veterinarian. A third year plant pathology course, and a related summer employment opportunity with Dr.

Meet Dylan Harding – M.Sc. Candidate in the Department of Plant Agriculture

Dylan Harding grew up in Toronto, Ontario. Despite his urban childhood environment, Dylan explains that he has been fascinated by agriculture from a very young age.

Meet Jayson Jackson - 2nd year student in the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management Program

Jayson Jackson is a passionate international student in his final semester of the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management (ADTM) program here at the University of Guelph (UofG).

Meet Steve Rabski - 2nd Year student in the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management Program

Like many Canadian kids, Steve Rabski had childhood aspirations of playing hockey and baseball. At the young age of 14, Steve began his career in the golf industry!

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute is Moving to a New Home on the U of G Campus

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Superintendent in Residence 2016 Wrap-Up!

Lucas Andrews arrived in Guelph on the cold evening of January 31, 2016 – quite a change in temperature from Pointe Vedra Beach, Florida where he currently resides and works!

2016 Superintendent in Residence - Lucas Andrews - Dye's Valley Superintendent at TPC Sawgrass

Lucas Andrews started his career in the golf industry at Predator Ridge Resort in Vernon, B.C.

Meet Lauren Lasocha – 2nd year student in the Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management Program

Lauren is an inspirational member of the turfgrass industry with extensive experience in golf course management. She began working on a golf course as a summer job after high school.

Season's Greetings!

We wish you a safe and happy holiday season, and all the best in the New Year!

GTI Hires Communications Assistant

For Immediate Release

GTI Names Interim Director

I am pleased to announce that Stephen Fleischauer, Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd), has accepted an 8 month secondment to the position of Director of the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (

GTI Director Rob Witherspoon Retires

Guelph Turfgrass Institute Director, Rob Witherspoon, is retiring from the University of Guelph, on September 1, 2015.

2015 Superintendent in Residence Lecture

Ice Damage: Reflections on Forty Years of Experience in Quebec Doug Meyer, Superintendent, Beaconsfield Golf Club, Montreal, QC

GTI Research Field Day

The Guelph Turfgrass Institute is hosting a free Field Day on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 9:30 am to noon.

Sports Turf Canada Announces Manager of the Year

Sports Turf Canada is pleased to announce that Ray Stukas is the 2014 Sports Turf Manager of the Year.