Technical (Page 1)

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Understanding Carbon

Carbon, a name that you will most likely have become increasingly familiar with in recent years, and one which fundamentally shapes the planet that you...

in Technical - on 26/6/21

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Have you got worms?

‘What have you got for worms’ has been the most asked question I’ve received in the past year. And, unfortunately, my answer every single time has...

in Technical - on 17/6/21

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Measuring soil strength

The Adams and Stewart soil binding test (ASSB) or Motty test as it is commonly known is still a very good method for measuring soil strength. Particularly...

in Technical - on 25/4/21

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Plant stress; sports turf

Drones and remote sensing technology, such as multispectral and thermal cameras, have the potential to detect early symptoms of stress in turf grass. This...

in Technical - on 6/4/21

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The cost benefits

Clive Nottingham of Hunter Grinders highlights the benefits of Relief Grinding to improve performance and enhance cost savings

in Technical - on 12/3/21

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‘Most weather’ pitches

It’s that time of year when various named storms sweep across the Atlantic to batter the UK, whilst various other weather patterns bring freezing temperatures...

in Technical - on 14/12/20

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Controlling spending

In this article, David Jackman, operations manager at Reesink Turfcare, takes a look at how to control spending and avoid spending surprises, allocating...

in Technical - on 21/11/20

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The facts of science

Nearly two years ago, back when the world still felt relatively normal, I decided to leave the world of academia and research and step into commerce. To...

in Technical - on 15/8/20

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Pond algae control

With mild summer conditions proving a catalyst, preventative action using cultural control methods is encouraged to effectively manage filamentous...

in Technical - on 10/8/20

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Batteries: the basics

Vince Brauns, European Product Manager at cordless outdoor power equipment specialist EGO Power Plus, explains the evolution of battery technology, the...

in Technical - on 27/7/20

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Grounds maintenance input

In this article, Daniel Ratling, BSc Hons. PCert TSC, Head Groundsman at Whitgift School in London, considers plant-soil interactions and how we turf managers...

in Technical - on 13/7/20

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Stage V for cleaner air

For years, engine and machinery manufacturers across the outdoor power equipment industry have been working towards lower exhaust emissions and cleaner...

in Technical - on 8/6/20

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Technology and turfcare

The world of smart technology is evolving exponentially, and it is thought by 2020 that over 200 billion devices will be talking to each other and sending...

in Technical - on 29/4/20

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Tomorrow's World today

During the late 1980s, BBC’s Tomorrow’s World programme ran a regular feature called Tomorrow’s World 2020. It aimed to project the major issues...

in Technical - on 27/4/20

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Preparing knapsacks

Knapsack and handheld sprayers both have maintenance demands to keep them operating sweetly. The knapsack sprayer is overlooked as a tool despite its importance...

in Technical - on 8/4/20

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Award winning application

Paul Gater, First Assistant and spraying specialist at Caldy Golf Club, has won the prestigious title of Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year, presented...

in Technical - on 23/3/20

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Ongoing training

In our last article, we spoke about the importance of training and how those in the industry have benefitted from it. Here, training and development manager...

in Technical - on 20/1/20

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Hit the target

Syngenta Technical Manager Glenn Kirby explains the science behind sprayer nozzle choice to hit the target.

in Technical - on 6/1/20

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Sand in turf management

Over the past decade, no other material has taken on such a prevalent role in the management of sports turf than sand. The material is now incorporated...

in Technical - on 13/11/19

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How To - internal marking

Continuing on from the 3:4:5 triangle in our How To series, Dave Saltman show you how to mark in your set point for internal line marking.

in Technical - on 9/10/19