J. Tim Vanini, Ph.D. is a writer, speaker, turfgrass scientist, and co-inventor of a patent for topdressing crumb rubber to natural turfgrass systems. He is now available for turfgrass consulting through his company, New Dimensions Turf.

Dr. Vanini has worked and consulted on golf courses, sports fields, and lawns. He studied Ornamental Horticulture at Cornell University (B.S.) and Turfgrass Science at Michigan State University (M.S., Ph.D.). He has published in Crop Science, Applied Turfgrass Science, Agronomy Journal and American Society for Testing Materials as well as SportsTurf and Golf Course Superintendent Magazines. He has spoken at regional and national conferences, and is currently teaching turfgrass management at Niagara County Community College. Also, Dr. Vanini is continuously researching the most up-to-date products and management strategies for sound environmental stewardship.

Dr. Vanini has worked on golf courses, such as, Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, The Honors Course in Ooltewah, TN and Fox Valley Golf Course in Buffalo, NY. In 1993 and 1994, he was intimately involved with construction and management of the portable turf field implemented at the Pontiac SilverDome in Detroit, MI for the 1994 World Cup. At Nichols School, he provided expertise for sports field management and landscape as well as two sports field construction projects. To learn more about or Dr. Vanini, please visit www.ndturf.com or email tim@ndturf.com or call 716-319-7495.

New Dimensions Turf identifies and evaluates nutrition, health and other environment problems, then customizes solutions to meet clients’ goals.

Services include:

* Advice on solutions for golf courses, sports fields and home lawns which promote Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

* Lawn care solutions which can reduce mowing costs, advise on plant nutrition and use of plant growth regulators and recommend organic alternatives to meet healthy and personal needs

* Provide expertise on construction specifications for golf courses, sports fields and landscapes.

* Available for educational seminars and provide training information for proper management of golf course, sports fields and landscape management.

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