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    June 2017 Newsletter

    2017 OTRF Research The OTRF continues with its’ 38 year history of raising money for turfgrass research with the announcement of the 2017 research grants , all with promising results in the turf management of sports fields, golf courses, parks and managed grass areas. 1. Fungicide alternatives management of microdochium...
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    May 2016 Newletter

    $100,000 OTRF 2016 Investment in Research If you are reading this newsletter, you have a vested interest in the turfgrass industry. The OTRF firmly believes that the future of the industry we are all working in, starts with solid turfgrass research. Our livelihoods depend on it. The OTRF Board of Directors...
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    September 2015 Newsletter

    Hats off to Thornhill G &CC for OTRF fundraiser! As in any charity, our existence is all about raising money for a worthy cause and such is the case with the OTRF. Our mission to support the scientific research of turf for the advancement of the turf industry is contingent...
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    September 2014

    $100,000  for Turfgrass Research  @ Credit Valley Golf Imagine a sunny day golfing with good friends following a winding river bed on a unique course and finishing the day with delicious food and beverages on a patio overlooking the valley high above the course. On August 18th, the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation held its annual...
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    February 2015 Newsletter

    Board approves $140,000 grants for research   Through successful fundraising initiatives this past year, the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation continues its mandate to financially support scientific researchers who have goals of discovering lead edge turfgrass management. The OTRF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2015 distribution of $140,000...
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    April 2014

    2014 OTRF Sponsored Research The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation is committed to helping facilitate researchers to discover and to deliver outcomes that benefit end users of turfgrass. With this goal in mind, the OTRF is pleased to announce a 2014 contribution of $150,000 towards turfgrass research. By collaborating with industry...
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    September 2013

    Tournament Day at St. Georges Golf Club On Monday, September 9th, the Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation held its annual fundraising golf tournament at St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Etobicoke and what a terrific day this turned out to be. From the moment participants arrived they were treated to...
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    April 2013

    OTRF 2013 Sponsored Research – $150,000 With the OTRF’s active fundraising campaign, we are able to support exciting new advances in turfgrass management. Successful fundraising through industry partners and funding agencies has produced $150,000 in research grants. These funds are awarded to researchers studying everything from various turfgrass cultivars to...
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    December 2012

    Industry Associations donate over $100,000 to OTRF in 2012 The OTRF is proud to partner with turfgrass industry associations that have made the commitment to contribute annually to our foundation to support turfgrass research. Within the golf sector, OTRF wishes to thank the Golf Association of Ontario, National Golf Course...
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    September 2012

    Hats off to Magna Golf Club – $40,000 raised The annual OTRF golf tournament was held on Tuesday, August 14th at Magna Golf Club in Aurora, Ontario. Once again the tournament was a huge success as over $40,000 was raised for turfgrass research.   The generosity and support of our host...

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