January 2020 (page 2)

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Diffusing the situation

May was the sunniest calendar month on record and with the way things are going it may well not hold that title for long! So, this year more than any other...

in Conservation & Ecology - 6 days ago

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Spitfires grounded

Cricket is our summer game; just not this summer. The frustration is most apparent at county level, where all 18 clubs are without income, yet having to...

in Cricket - 6 days, 3 hours ago

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AEA new president

The Agricultural Engineers Association has now formally elected President Mr Les Malin

in Machinery & Mechanics - 6 days, 16 hours ago

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Golf club survives

A 97-year-old Alister MacKenzie-designed golf club in Leeds will now not close down – less than a year after it was effectively told it only had a few...

in Golf - 6 days, 20 hours ago

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Newbattle GC trashed

A nearby bridge has become a popular drinking spot for bored youths during lockdown

in Golf - 1 week ago

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Burning bucket damage!

Youngsters who maliciously damaged a green at Lochgelly Golf Club during the week have been slammed by club officials

in Golf - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Football comes together

Following their recent £7 million investment towards preparing the country’s football pitches, the Premier League, The FA and the Government, through...

in Football - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Tom Flintoft passes away

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former Durham County Cricket Club Head Groundsman, Tom Flintoft.

in Cricket - 1 week, 1 day ago

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ICL Scholarship educates

With the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition and Continue to Learn due to go ahead next January, members of the British & International Golf Greenkeepers...

in Golf - 1 week, 2 days ago

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More kits, more value

Toro’s MVP (maintenance value performance) kits are widely known as one of the most effective solutions to minimising downtime. And for 2020 there’s...

in Golf - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Acelepryn reapproved

A further new Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, has been reapproved to target leatherjackets for the 2020...

in Industry News - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Mental health issues

“You cannot put 30kg of fertiliser in a 20kg bag. Sooner or later it is going to spill out. I just did not know how much of a mess it was going to make.”...

in Football - 1 week, 2 days ago

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Iseki’s for Blundells

ISEKI UK & Ireland, distributors of ISEKI compact tractors and mowers alongside their local dealer MST based in Tiverton, recently sold a fleet of ISEKI...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 week, 3 days ago

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SABO to Mutares

John Deere has announced that it has signed an agreement to sell SABO Maschinenfabrik to Mutares SE & Co. The transaction is contingent on regulatory approval...

in Industry News - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Rangers new pitch ...

Glasgow Rangers are working on plans for a 'revolutionary' new pitch, according to reports

in Football - 1 week, 3 days ago

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It could kill them!

The golf course is perhaps unique in sport as greenkeeper can often be seen carrying out work while the course is in play.

in Golf - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Familiar face returns

Turf managers in the South West of England will note the presence of a familiar face in the region after Neil Carter rejoined Symbio in a sales and advisory...

in People - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Golf Club gets relief

For La Grande Mare course manager, Rick Hamilton, relief grinding is what it’s all about when it comes to reel maintenance, so when he had his pick of...

in Golf - 1 week, 4 days ago

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July 2020 Diaries

June was a month where we saw warm and hot conditions give way to persistent rain and heavy thunderstorms in many areas, and with it much needed rainfall....

in General Interest - 1 week, 4 days ago

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Green credentials praised

Orbit, one of the UK’s leading housing providers, has invested in a large fleet of battery powered Pellenc equipment, from dealer RT Machinery, to meet...

in Machinery & Mechanics - 1 week, 5 days ago