Jesse Benelli, Ph.D., joins Bayer’s Green Solutions Team

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Jesse Benelli, Ph.D.

Jesse Benelli, Ph.D.

The Turf and Ornamentals (T&O) business of Bayer has tapped veteran turfgrass expert, Jesse Benelli, Ph.D., as the newest member of the U.S. Green Solutions Team.

He is responsible for providing scientific support and technical expertise to superintendents and lawn care operators across the southern region. Benelli brings more than 15 years of experience in the turfgrass industry to this role.

Most recently, Benelli served as a technical expert for the Bayer T&O organization in Canada. Prior to joining Bayer, he was the director of turfgrass programs for the Chicago District Golf Association. Additionally, he worked at several golf courses in Tennessee and Pennsylvania. Benelli earned his Masters and Ph.D. in turfgrass and plant pathology from the University of Tennessee. He will be moving back to the Southeast with his wife and two sons.

“I have admired the Bayer Green Solutions Team and the expertise they bring to customers,” Benelli said. “I am thrilled to join this industry-leading team and look forward to helping superintendents and lawn care operators achieve success.”

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