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International Greenkeepers For Hire Podcast

International Greenkeepers For Hire Podcast

By Bradley Tennant

Our International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast is hosted by founding member Bradley Tennant.

Featuring conversations with professionals in the sports turf industry, major suppliers, fellow international greenkeepers and subject experts, the once-monthly podcast aims to bring you all the latest industry news. Whether you're looking to learn more about the equipment you use, seek inspiration from our shared stories, or simply tune into a good dose of greenkeeping entertainment, give us a listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube and all the other major audio streaming services.
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Episode #12 Ohio State with Mike O'Keeffe
Episode #12 Ohio State with Mike O'Keeffe
On today's episode we talk with Mike O'Keeffe at the GIS show in San Diego. We cover all things Ohio State with the man himself. Cost, qualifications, rewards, eperences and more. Take a listen! If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
27:50
April 21, 2022
Episode #11 How to shine at payrise time
Episode #11 How to shine at payrise time
Listen to the live recording of Bradley Tennant, International Greenkeepers For Hire – Frank Newberry, GMA Approved Management Trainer and Consultant as they talk about how to shine at payrise time, the what’s, when’s and whys.  To visit SALTEX in the future visit https://gmasaltex.co.uk/ #SeeYouAtSALTEX This audio was recorded by the GMA. https://thegma.org.uk/
22:36
March 20, 2022
Basics on C3 and C4 grasses
Basics on C3 and C4 grasses
We’ve packed information you need to know into a short 3 minute podcast explaining the basics of C3 and C4 grassws. If you’d like a more indepth video let us know in the comment section below or at internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our educational videos. Produced by Bradley Tennant
03:11
January 31, 2021
What actually is grass?
What actually is grass?
We’ve packed information you need to know into a short 3 minute podcast explaining what grass is. If you’d like a more indepth video let us know in the comment section below or at internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com   Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.     https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819...    https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/    Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our educational videos. Produced by Bradley Tennant
03:35
September 05, 2020
What are Wetting Agents?
What are Wetting Agents?
What are wetting agents? In this podcast we give you a quick run down on how wetting agents work and what they actually are. Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819...   https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/  Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our educational videos.   This podcast was produced by Bradley Tennant.
03:04
August 30, 2020
Why is Height of Cut important?
Why is Height of Cut important?
Why is the height of cut important and what can affect it? Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819...   https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/  Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our educational videos.   This video was produced by Bradley Tennant.
03:13
August 08, 2020
Why is Quality of Cut important?
Why is Quality of Cut important?
A fundamental part of greenkeeping/turf management is ensuring the quality of cut is kept at a good standard to maintain a healthy plant. Here's how and why it is important.   Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819...   https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/  Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our educational videos/podcasts.   This was produced by Bradley Tennant.
02:59
August 02, 2020
Episode #10 Journey of a Groundsman
Episode #10 Journey of a Groundsman
Welcome back to episode #10 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is made for greenkeepers by greenkeepers. You’ve seen the title right? Journey of a groundsman… or greenkeeper for that fact. Whichever way you look at it. I’d like to invite you all to take a listen to my conversation with our friend Damien Curtis, Parks Co ordinator at Liverpool City Council, Sydney, Australia. Damien has some fantastic stories and tips to pass on, I invite you all to have a listen, great guy, great conversation. If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
39:43
July 18, 2020
Who are International Greenkeepers For Hire?
Who are International Greenkeepers For Hire?
Who are International greenkeepers for hire? The International hub for greenkeepers, groundstaff and volunteers. Our aim is to unite greenkeepers, promote the industry, and help share the art of greenkeeping with others. The organisation is made by greenkeepers, for greenkeepers. We're a group of dedicated greenkeeping experts who are on a mission to share our knowledge and passion with the rest of the world. We created a group for every greenkeeper, whether you’re a casual, full time or volunteer. No matter which country you work in or the type of sports turf you produce, you are welcome to get involved. Our aim is to create an international hub for greenkeepers, promote our business and help share the art of greenkeeping with others. Some fantastic work is currently being produced all across the globe, and we offer a place for you to to share your pictures, moments or the knowledge you learned along the way. We provide a platform for these great opportunities and help others experience the world of greenkeeping. For us education is key and teaching the next generation of greenkeepers that of greenkeeping. You can also check out our website where you can find our educational cards and videos. Along with great features such as the careers board, podcast and store. You can find us on Facebook, LinkIn, Instagram and Youtube. Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…  https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819...   https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/  Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast.   This advert is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
01:30
June 18, 2020
Episode #9 Update, Covid and mental health
Episode #9 Update, Covid and mental health
Welcome back to episode #9 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is made for greenkeepers by greenkeepers. Shorter than usual episode, just me giving a quick message on whats going on here at IGFH and how we are all coping during these strange times. If you feel you need help or advice please feel free to reach out to any of us! Link to the merch store: https://teespring.com/stores/igfh-store If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
07:60
June 13, 2020
Episode #8 Working International 2
Episode #8 Working International 2
Welcome back to episode #8 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is made for greenkeepers by greenkeepers. Today we are revisiting a topic that I'm sure we’ll be covering a lot and that is working internationally. After all that's what this group is all about right? The aim is to share as many positive moments and experiences as we can to encourage the next generation of greenkeepers to give international greenkeeping a go. For those who haven’t listened to previous episodes you can also check out episode 4 for more international chat and episode #3 to hear all about the ohio state program and how you can get involved. If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
27:41
April 29, 2020
Episode #7 Turf Assistant
Episode #7 Turf Assistant
Welcome back to episode #7 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is made for greenkeepers by greenkeepers. Turf Assistant is a cloud based single integrated platform that manages entire turf operations under one password. It is the most comprehensive platform on the market today. It has proven to save money, save man hours, improve sports turf conditions and improve the work-life balance of a business' superintendent (head greenkeepers) and their staff. It will do this by managing everything from labor, time & performance, communications, budget & expenses, fleet maintenance, chemicals & fertilizer, offering real time asset tracking and much more. If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com If you'd like to get in contact with turf assistant you can find them here https://www.turfassistant.com/ Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819... https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
16:35
April 11, 2020
Episode #6 John Deere
Episode #6 John Deere
Welcome back to episode #6 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is made for greenkeepers by greenkeepers.     We have a very exciting episode in store for you this month, you're about to hear my conversation with Howard Storey from John Deere. During the podcast we talk all about the new innovative tech John Deere has on the horizon as well as their dedication to customer service and aftercare.  Big thank you to Howard and John Deere for giving the time to be a guest on our podcast.    If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com    Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.    https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…    https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819286/    https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/    Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast.    This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
29:24
April 05, 2020
Turf Industry Quiz by International Greenkeepers For Hire
Turf Industry Quiz by International Greenkeepers For Hire
Hey guys, thought we'd join in with the current trend of online quizzes and host our own event.   You’ll be able to answer on our google forms link with multiple choice questions or play along at home using paper and see the answers on our document link bellow, There will be a mixture of easy and hard questions, all related to our sports turf industry.  Good luck! Let us know what you get over on our facebook or LinkedIn page. Quiz https://forms.gle/LLMArXkFZLssyb82A Answers https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bGN9kDKDWW1dtVGm_XoHsQttelP8Udi09xdATnFEqm8/edit?usp=sharing
08:09
April 03, 2020
Episode #5 Your Host
Episode #5 Your Host
Welcome back to episode #5 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast. Now some of the keener listeners might have noticed that this episode isn't following the usual end of month release. This is because we’ve introduced mini episodes to our usual formatting. I've done this because while I was listening back over the past episodes of the podcasts, I realised I haven't really introduced myself properly. This is just a quick insight on how I got to where I am today. If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com    Our main page is over at facebook we have LinkedIn and a link to our website below too.    https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080…    https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819286/    https://internationalgreenkeepers.com/    Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast.    This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
11:42
March 28, 2020
Episode #4 Working International
Episode #4 Working International
Welcome back to episode #4 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast! This podcast is created for greenkeepers by greenkeepers. On today's episode we are talking about working internationally. Exactly what this group is all about. I have a chat with an old friend of mine, Dan Dalton. We talk about Dan's International experience in Canada,New Zealand and how he found a career in greenkeeping while out in Canada. Dan also mentions a few other things international greenkeepers can do over the winter months when courses are closed. We hope to do more episodes on working internationally so keep an eye out for future episodes, we aim to talk about finding work, visas and how to arrange accommodation. In the next episode we have an interesting talk with John Deere so stay tuned. If you’d like to get involved in the podcast or have ideas, contact me via social media or email internationalgreenkeepers@gmail.com Our main page is over at facebook and now LinkedIn too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080… https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13819286/ Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
15:43
February 28, 2020
Episode #3 Ohio State Program
Episode #3 Ohio State Program
Welcome back episode #3 of the International Greenkeepers podcast. This podcast is created for greenkeepers by greenkeepers.   On today's episode we talk all about the Ohio State program with a previous student of theirs Ryan Mounter.  Ohio Program provides over 430 internships per year!   "The Ohio Program is an international exchange program under College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, specializing in internships in Horticulture, Agriculture and Turf Grass. It was founded by Michael Chrisman in 1979, with guidance from Dr. Mervin G. Smith, former chairman of Department of Agricultural Econimics and Rural Sociology and Director of IPA.   With the goal of promoting global opportunities for international students and young farmers to obtain practical on-the-job training in the U.S, the Program provides opportunities for American students to find internships in other countries like Netherlands, Australia, France, Denmark, China, etc. The Program's ultimate aim is to promote the general interest of international exchange and to disseminate modern concepts of agribusiness."  If you are intrested you can contact them at Office Front Desk : 614-292-7720 or Email: top@osu.edu.   Our main page is over at facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080...      Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast.   Happy new year everyone! This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
14:43
January 29, 2020
Episode #2 Mountian View Seeds
Episode #2 Mountian View Seeds
Episode #2 of the International Greenkeepers For Hire podcast.  In today's episode we have a fantastic chat with Brett Freeborn, Director of International sales and Dr. Chas Schmid, Director of Agronomy from Mountain View Seeds, Oregon, US.   Some brilliant questions got asked, including 'can you produce a grass as good as an artificial grass' be sure to check it out if you'd like to know the answer!     Also, please do contact Brett, Chas or myself if you’re interested in going along to their field day on June 23rd and 25th 2020. You’ll get to check out there seed production and turf plots while learning all about Mountain View Seeds. They are located in Oregon, US.    This episode will be early due to the holidays but all future episodes will be released on the last day of the month.      Until next time, please like, follow, subscribe and let us know what you think.  Always open to suggestions so if you have someone you think would be interested in being a guest on the podcast give me a message.     Our main page is over at facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080...     Happy holidays everyone and a happy new year!     Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
37:03
December 19, 2019
Episode #1 International Greenkeepers For Hire Podcast
Episode #1 International Greenkeepers For Hire Podcast
Welcome to the first episode of International Greenkeepers for hire podcast. This podcast is created for greenkeepers by greenkeepers.   Thanks for joining us on our new podcast adventure.    We created a group for every greenkeeper, whether you’re a casual, full time or volunteer.  No matter which country you work in or type of sports turf you produce you are welcome.  Our aim is to create an international hub for greenkeepers, promote our business and help share the art of greenkeeping with others. While having a laugh and a great time along the way.   Some fantastic work is currently being produced all across the globe and if you’d like to see some of our photos or even check out our group head over to Facebook where you can find us under International Greenkeepers for hire.   We want to share these great opportunities and help others experience the world of greenkeeping.   We'd appreciate it if you could share and follow us,   our main page is over at facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/17080...  Our first podcast contains an interview with the creator of the group Daryl Davidson.    Special thank you to Jason at http://audionautix.com/ for providing the ChecksForFree track to use on our podcast. This podcast is managed and produced by Bradley Tennant.
08:29
November 30, 2019