John Haguewood was named technical manager for Macro-Sorb Technologies LLC, a provider of professional-grade amino acid products for the turf management industry, and SMS Additive Solutions LLC, a New Jersey-based company offering a variety of soil surfactants,spray adjuvants and tank-mix additives.

Haguewood will manage all technical activities for both companies, including coordinating university field trial work, product development trials and small plot research with golf course superintendents. In addition, Haguewood will provide technical support to product users, author technical reports and facilitate product training, both online and on-site at distributor locations.

Previously, Haguewood was a research specialist at the University of Missouri Turfgrass Research Center from 2012-2014. Testing of wetting agents was a major focus during his time at Missouri and he was recognized with a first-place award by the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) for his presentation on hydrophic soil and wetting agents in 2013.