Platinum Partners

We are proud to present our Platinum Sponsors

The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation is delighted to announce the OTRF 2015 Platinum Partners of Bayer, Turf Care Products Canada and Greenhorizons Sod Farms. The support pledged by these leading edge companies will enable the OTRF to build and maintain the research seed money needed to fuel leading-edge research in Canada.


Turf Care

The OTRF has been a beneficiary of Turf Care’s support for much of our 30 year history. As an OTRF Platinum Partner, Turf Care Products Canada is demonstrating their commitment to research and providing real solutions to the turfgrass industry.

Greenhorizons Sod Farms

Green Horizons
Greenhorizons Sod Farms have been a long time supporter of turfgrass research in Ontario. Ron Schiedel, President of Greenhorizons Sod Farms, served as OTRF president for two years where the OTRF grew tremendously under his leadership.



We welcome our newest Platinum Partner, BAYER  who by their financial commitment to the OTRF have demonstrated recognition of the value of turfgrass research.











“I would like to extend my gratitude to our OTRF Platinum Partners, and praise them for recognizing the long term value of investing in turfgrass research. Over the years both Ron Craig of Turf Care Products Canada and Ron and Steve Schiedel of Green Horizons Group of Farms have dedicated many hours of their time to support the growth of the foundation. We are honored to have their companies continue as our annual platinum partners along with Bayer. For many years, Bayer has supported the foundation through our tournament sponsorship program .” (Cedar Nisbet, NGCOA, &  Past President of the OTRF).

The commitment all of our Platinum Partners have made to the OTRF helps to ensure that the turfgrass research we fund, is addressing the most pressing needs that are facing our industry key stake holders.

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The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundationis a volunteer board of professionals of the turfgrass industry dedicated to the future of turf research. Their objectives are to support the scientific research of turf culture for the advancement of the turfgrass industry.