John Deere’s new advanced technology GPS PrecisionSprayer, available exclusively for use with the ProGator utility vehicle, allows sports turf professionals to work more accurately, safely and productively.
It was formed in the late 1800s and still proudly sits under Knockagh Hill near Belfast. Chris McCullough paid a visit to Greenisland Golf Club to meet Head Greenkeeper Mark Middleton to discover how he and his small team look after this 9-hole course set in the shadows of the Knockagh Monument War Memorial
Steeped in history, with a vision to ‘strive for the greater good’, The Perse School, Cambridge, is a charitable company and one of the country’s leading independent day schools. Head of Grounds and Gardens, Ed Ramsden, spoke to Kerry Haywood about how he’s adopting the school’s vision to improve the facilities and grounds.
It all started twenty years ago when pig farmer Alan Chappelow had a ‘light bulb moment’, and so began Alan Chappelow Sports Grounds Contractors. David Mears chatted recently to Alan’s youngest son Ben, discovering how this West Yorkshire based family company came to fruition and has developed
Drones and remote sensing technology, such as multispectral and thermal cameras, have the potential to detect early symptoms of stress in turf grass. This article focuses on the early detection of the turf grass disease Grey Leaf Spot.