Morrisville, NC – January 25, 2023 – Nufarm Americas Inc. has hired veteran industry leader Jeff Eldridge, CGCS, to the role of Golf Segment Lead for the US.
Prior to Nufarm, Eldridge served several years as the director of agronomy at The Clubs of Corderilla Ranch in Texas, golf course and grounds manager at Lake Quivira Country Club in Kansas, as well as golf course superintendent for The Nicklaus Club at Lions Gate in Kansas. Eldridge’s experience includes working as regional sales manager for Bayer Crop Science and most recently as western region manager for SePRO in the T&L market. Over the course of his career, Eldridge held board positions on HAGCSA (GCSAA chapter), KTF board and MVTA board. He has served on several GCSAA committees over the years.
“Jeff’s experience in the golf industry and business background will bring fresh ideas and enthusiasm to our golf segment as we enter into a busy period of new product launches at Nufarm over the next few years,” said Blaine Pinkerton, Vice President, Turf and Ornamental Sales in the US for Nufarm.
“With a current innovative portfolio of solutions and pipeline for new technologies coupled with Nufarm’s global relationships for developing technologies, I will be well positioned to support superintendents across the country to meet and exceed the expectations of their members,” said Eldridge.
Eldridge will help lead the launch of several Nufarm performance-leading, next-generation golf course turfgrass solutions, including Anuew™ EZ Plant Growth Regulator*, Tourney® EZ Fungicide and Allstar™ Herbicide*.
*Anuew™ EZ and Allstar™ are pending EPA registration.
Established more than 100 years ago, Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of plant protection in the world. As a top supplier to the US turf and ornamental market, Nufarm strives to offer a solution for every challenge from innovations such as Anuew™ to go-to products such as SureGuard® SC, Celero®, Escalade® 2, Arena®, Pinpoint®, Traction™, Millennium Ultra™ 2, Safari®, TriStar® and the 3336® brand family. As the manufacturing landscape changes, Nufarm is expanding to bring innovation and choice to distributors, retailers and the professionals they serve. For more information and a complete list of Nufarm products, visit nufarm.com/usturf.
Nufarm Americas Inc. is a subsidiary of Nufarm Limited, a manufacturer, supplier and marketer of crop protection products based in Australia. Nufarm is recognized as one of the leading agricultural and turf chemical manufacturers in the world. Nufarm Americas, Inc. formulates products that serve the agricultural, professional turf, vegetation management and forestry markets in the United States.
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