September 2003 (Page 1)

New pest and disease calendar

STRI has produced the first Turfgrass Pest & Disease Calendar. Each month features a seasonal turfgrass disease or pest in full colour, accompanied with...

in Consultancy - on 30/9/03

Renovation done and dusted

Renovation done

The end of season work here at Edgbaston has gone much better than I could have hoped for. The wicket looks magnificent at the moment.As soon as the season...

in Cricket - on 30/9/03

Soft start to new season

So far Ewood Park is playing well, the grass cover is fine but the pitch needs consolidating further as it feels very soft at the moment. Neither I nor...

in Football - on 30/9/03

New Signing for Field

Keith Porter, Head Groundsman at Manchester United FC, will be joining Field (GB) Ltd with effect from the 1st October.

in Industry News - on 30/9/03

Sold out at Saltex

World famous Dutch manufacturers Imants BV have sold all their Shockwave display machines exhibited at Saltex for the third year running-details...

in Industry News - on 30/9/03

Manager condemns pitch

Manager condemns pitch

The debate is going to continue now for the next two years, while the Dunfermline surface is tested under the UEFA guidelines, but early criticism has...

in Football - on 30/9/03

The STRI at Sportsturf Ireland

Your independent turfgrass specialists at Sportsturf Ireland-Stand D1 A on the 12 – 13th November 2003 Dublin plus new area manager and win a free pest...

in Industry News - on 29/9/03

Vitax make new appointment

Claire Kilmurray joins Vitax as Technical Representative for East and Central England, covering the area from East Anglia to the Cotswolds.-full details...

in Industry News - on 29/9/03

Special offer on organic fertiliser

Incorporating Nutrovate, Blakedown are able to supply an organic based fertiliser that supplies all essential nutrients for healthy plant growth without...

in Industry News - on 29/9/03

Ancient lake holds key to drainage and irrigation

The latest renovations at Northampton Saints ground have fine-tuned an ecological loop, centred on a natural lake thought to have been on site since the...

in Rugby - on 29/9/03

New Technician training scheme launched

BAGMA, the UK trade association representing the interests of machinery dealers serving the groundcare and land-based industries, has helped establish...

in Industry News - on 29/9/03

Sportsturf Ireland Show

‘Sportsturf Ireland’, which is organised and run by the GCSAI, is the shop window of the Irish grass maintenance industry and will be staged in the...

in Industry News - on 26/9/03

New funding stream for Local Authorities

Significant under-investment in Britain’s parks and open spaces has led to a serious decline in their infrastructure and condition during the last 20...

in Local Authority - on 25/9/03

Ipswich Golf Club delighted with machinery

It’s always good for a manufacturer to hear that his client is happy and this is exactly the case at Ipswich Golf Club, where course manager Norman Fenwick...

in Industry News - on 25/9/03

Record year for Barenbrug

Specialist seed breeders Barenbrug UK has released its latest trading results for the year to June 2003, revealing the company has achieved an 18 per cent...

in Industry News - on 25/9/03

Forget Eddie's Proturf

Forget spotting Eddie Stobarts’ whilst you’re out on the road, there’s a new name to watch out for!Two new Proturf wagons complete with striking...

in Industry News - on 25/9/03

STRI and AGCS offer two day training course

STRI and the Association of Golf Club Secretaries have joined forces to present a two day training course for Secretaries, Chairman of Green and GC Administrators,...

in Golf - on 24/9/03

Myerscough College students awarded

At the recent Myerscough College Presentation of Awards Ceremony the endeavours of successful students were honoured by prizes awarded from leading Sportsturf...

in Industry News - on 23/9/03

An indepth look at disease management

Disease management

Chemical control of diseases in managed amenity turf may become more limited over the next few years as a result of the European review of all plant protection...

in Consultancy - on 23/9/03

New Wimbledon Doubles Partner

The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has renewed a three-year double partnership agreement with Toro for both its irrigation control system and...

in Tennis - on 23/9/03