Consultancy (Page 5)


Thatch Management

Golf course agronomist Chris Roberts explains the methods used to tackle thatch management at Sandwell Park Golf Club in the West Midlands

in Consultancy - on 11/10/14

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Sprayer set up

Syngenta Application Specialist, Tom Robinson, explains what to look for and what steps to take before the sprayer gets out on the pitch or golf course...

in Consultancy - on 9/10/14


Stress and Depression

One of the greatest challenges facing employers is how to deal with stress and anxiety among staff before depression takes hold

in Consultancy - on 15/9/14

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The Gap Part 3

In this third and final part, Frank looks at a code of ethics that can help us close the gap by getting our attitude and disposition at work on the right...

in Consultancy - on 2/8/14


Common Ragwort

As summer arrives, the workload for groundsmen increases, and Ragwort control is one tedious, but necessary task for many. Monsanto’s Manda Sansom looks...

in Consultancy - on 14/7/14

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NPK-A Fertiliser Question

Signifying the percentage content, in order, of Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium of the fertiliser product.

in Consultancy - on 11/6/14

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Back to the future?

With unprecedented rainfall, and sports turf managers struggling to keep turf surfaces playable, could a back to the future approach help solve the problem?...

in Consultancy - on 4/6/14

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Problem Identification

Frank Newberry, expresses his concerns about the gap between the minority of turfcare professionals who are fulfilling their career potential and the vast...

in Consultancy - on 2/4/14

Composting Winrow

Green Compost -

Renewable, Sustainable and all of the other buzzwords “WRAP-ped” up. Andy Law of Whitemoss Eco explains the workings and benefits of green compost

in Consultancy - on 9/3/14

Bribery News

The Bribery Act

The 2010 Bribery Act was introduced to stamp out bribery in business - whether this be the giving or receiving of ‘gifts’ to affect a sale or something...

in Consultancy - on 7/3/14


The Joy of Integration!

A definition of integration is the process of bringing all parts together to achieve objectives says Professor John Moverley OBE, Chairman of The Amenity...

in Consultancy - on 5/3/14

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Fighting a festive friend

Ivy is an attractive plant that can become a menace and cause damage to buildings and monuments, although it does provide cover and food for wildlife,...

in Consultancy - on 14/2/14

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SOM is Good

Soil organic matter has come in for some bad press recently, much of it unjustified, says Symbio’s Martin Ward

in Consultancy - on 10/2/14

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Surface Renewal Scheme

Essendon Country Club is considered one of Hertfordshire’s best kept secrets, it represents one of the golf industry’s few success stories over the...

in Consultancy - on 27/1/14

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Flexibility at Work

Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry looks at recent research into the impact of ‘zero hours contracts’ and compares the reported pros and...

in Consultancy - on 19/1/14

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A world without Oxygen?

With a squeeze on funds and resources, greenkeepers are under more pressure than ever before to produce the perfect playing surface reports David Snowden...

in Consultancy - on 12/1/14

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Old fashioned research?

Dr Tim Lodge of Agrostis Turf Consultancy Ltd discusses the merits of old fashioned research work in natural turf improvement

in Consultancy - on 6/1/14

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Difficult situations

Trainer and Motivational Speaker, Frank Newberry, looks at how we all need to shift our perspective sometimes in order to get a more objective view of...

in Consultancy - on 9/11/13

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One size does not fit all

Dr Tim Lodge believes that framework agreements are stifling competition and creating a ‘one size fits all’ mentality that doesn’t actually fit anyone!...

in Consultancy - on 7/11/13


Plenty more to come!

Golf course agronomist David Stansfield looks at the innovations that have come to the fore since the Pitchcare magazine was launched in 2005 and suggests...

in Consultancy - on 16/10/13