Farmers ‘relieved’ as chemical sanctioned for emergency use, despite EU-wide ban backed by UK. A pesticide believed to kill bees has been authorised...
in Pests & Diseases - 1 week, 6 days ago
Under the guidance of Agrovista Amenity, Sherborne Golf Club is currently embarking on an integrated pest management plan (IPM) to control a leatherjacket...
in Pests & Diseases - on 12/11/20
With Anthracnose appearing to be on the increase in recent years, ICL Technical Managers Henry Bechelet and Dr Andy Owen, along with Dr Kate Entwistle...
in Pests & Diseases - on 18/9/20
ICL will be holding a live online webinar on 11th August entitled - Anthracnose in Turf - Best Management Advice
in Pests & Diseases - on 4/8/20
A new approval for red thread on the Instrata Elite label has further extended the value of the important all-round Syngenta turf fungicide
in Pests & Diseases - on 23/7/20
More and more greenkeepers are talking about problems with parasitic nematodes affecting their turf. Seaweed could provide a sustainable, novel solution...
in Pests & Diseases - on 8/7/20
The Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs has been reapproved for the 2020...
in Pests & Diseases - on 22/5/20
A brush with the local fox population is keeping Leeds Rhinos’ groundsman Ryan Golding busy during the coronavirus crisis.
in Pests & Diseases - on 30/4/20
The final banning of the fungicide Propiconazole in March has added fresh urgency to the need for greenkeepers and groundsmen to find non-chemical, or...
in Pests & Diseases - on 28/4/20
We’re reaching that time of year when we start hoping for some decent frosts. A sustained period of cold weather will really help slow the progress of...
in Pests & Diseases - on 2/11/19
The Turf and Amenity industry united to declare that an integrated pest management (IPM) is needed for Chafer and Leatherjacket control.
in Pests & Diseases - on 29/5/19
The new Turf Pest Tracker will follow the timing and movement of the adult life cycle stages of key turf pests this summer, to get a better picture of...
in Pests & Diseases - on 22/5/19
Home to the Investec Derby, and synonymous with Flat racing for even the most casual follower of the sport, Epsom Downs is used to being in the news. But...
in Pests & Diseases - on 20/5/19
Alex Sobel MP hosted a House of Commons debate recently about insect declines, sparked by the recent global review of insect declines authored by Sanchez-Bayo...
in Pests & Diseases - on 16/5/19
In recent years, we’ve seen a continually changing landscape in our industry, relating most notably to the chemical armoury we have available to us....
in Pests & Diseases - on 13/5/19
As grass plants have experienced extreme droughts this summer greenkeepers are reminded to act now before disease onset this autumn
in Pests & Diseases - on 24/9/18
Rhenac GreenTec AG (Germany) introduces – in partnership with Recreational Systems Europe/RSE – a unit that uses UV-C light to destroy up to 95% of...
in Pests & Diseases - on 30/5/18
UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register
in Pests & Diseases - on 8/5/18
The Russian government says a plague of locusts could 'disgrace' the country by destroying World Cup pitches.
in Pests & Diseases - on 1/2/18
In recent years the number of chemicals available to us as turf managers has rapidly diminished, while expectations relating to turf quality remain as...
in Pests & Diseases - on 5/1/18