David Howard

Senior Sports Surfaces Solutions Advisor / Agronomist

provide agronomic turf advice to golf clubs, bowling clubs ,croquet clubs ,council owned sportsfieds and cricket blocks and stadiums in the lower half of the south Island

Areas of Expertise

General turf management over a range of different natural turf sports codes

Career Accomplishments

"Involved in the turf industry for 40 years as an agronomist .
Have written technical articles for NZSTI 's journal and given over 230 presentations (at conferences and seminars) both in New Zealand and overseas.
Was one of the editors for both editions of the bowls greenkeeping manual “Establishment and Management of Natural Bowling Greens in New Zealand”.
Have been awarded a Bowls New Zealand Greenkeeping Assn Merit Award and a NZ Sports field Industry services Award "

Languages Spoken


Favourite Pastimes

biking ,photography

Favourite Quote

"Trust what you see with your eyes as Nature doesn't lie"