Darrin M. Batisky has been with Bayer since July 2014 where he serves in the role of helping customers with agronomic solutions in the Turf & Ornamental markets. Batisky earned his bachelors in agronomy at The Ohio State University. Before joining Bayer, he was with Jacobsen turf equipment as a territory manager, covering the northeastern U.S. and Quebec in Canada. Prior to Jacobsen he was the golf course superintendent at Chartiers Country Club in Pittsburgh, Pa. and at Glen Oak Country Club in Clarks Summit, Pa.
While at Glen Oak he was active in the Pocono Turfgrass Association where he served as a board member for 4 years. At the time of his departure for Pittsburgh he was the Vice President of the association. In 2003 he was appointed to the Greater Pittsburgh GCSA Board of Directors and became President (2007 to 2009). Batisky has been actively involved in various local & state turf associations, such as: Ohio Turfgrass Foundation where he is the current President; Pennsylvania Turfgrass Council, board member; the New Jersey GCSA; Metropolitan NY GCSA and Hudson Valley GCSA. Batisky is also a 29-year member of GCSAA. He actively presents at numerous local, state and national conferences.