January 2004 (page 2)

BTME 2004

News from this week's BTME & Clubhouse show at Harrogate.

in Industry News - on 23/1/04

Urgent Weather Report

Urgent UK weather report - wintery weather is on the way

in Industry News - on 20/1/04

Technical Merit Award 2003 - Winner

Technical Merit Award

The overall winner of the Award, and the prize of £2,000, is Colin Ashman, Senior Groundsman at Millfield School.

in Industry News - on 20/1/04

Picking up the pieces at Silsden

Head Greenkeeper, Gavin Hawker, and his team had to construct 6 holes after a contractor left them in the lurch.

in Golf - on 18/1/04

Win a Kodak DX6340 Digital Camera

Courtesy of North Staffs Irrigation. Entry is free.

in Industry News - on 17/1/04

Red thread (Laetisaria fuciformis) (2)

Facts about red thread

In recent days, members have been asking questions about red thread in turf, it seems to be quite prevalent at the moment. This is partly because the weather...

in Industry News - on 16/1/04

Club Car Carryall 294 AWD to drive utility business in 2004

Club Car, recognised industry leaders in utility vehicle design and performance announce the launch of a new Carryall vehicle – the Carryall™ 294 All...

in Industry News - on 16/1/04

NSRI wins £1.25m funding for leading-edge Soil Vehicle Lab

The National Soil Resources Centre (NSRI), part of Cranfield University, has won over £1.25 million of funding to build a new off-road Vehicle Dynamics...

in Industry News - on 16/1/04

McCormick CX and MC four-cylinder tractors get higher performance, more fuel efficient engines

McCormick CX and MC four-cylinder engined tractors will be among the first to use an innovative diesel power unit that promises improved performance, lower...

in Industry News - on 16/1/04

Selecting shade tolerant turf grass species for sports stadium pitches

Shade tolerant grass

Shade has become a significant factor in the maintenance of natural turf playing surfaces particularly in stadium environments-full details inside

in Industry News - on 15/1/04

STRI launches 75th celebrations at BTME

Details of the STRI celebrations at BTME.

in Industry News - on 13/1/04

SISIS Territory Manager of the Year

Colin Frost has been named as “SISIS Territory Manager of the Year” for 2003.

in Industry News - on 13/1/04

New bowls greens remedied at Les Creux

The natural soil on the site had a lot of granite within it, so the soil was excavated, screened and then put back and levelled. The job took far longer...

in Bowls - on 12/1/04

Frost? -In Jersey

Frost? -In Jersey

Frost is very unusual here on Jersey, but when we do get the occasional cold night it normally goes off quite quick in the morning sun. The north end of...

in Football - on 12/1/04

‘RTS’ products to come under Allett banner

The Risboro' Turf range of products is now being marketed under the Allett banner-full details inside

in Industry News - on 9/1/04

Ground Workers - Fatal Injuries 2002 /2003

Ground Workers

Transport is spotlighted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), as a major cause for concern relating to fatal injuries within the workforce. Mobile...

in Industry News - on 9/1/04

Swan Plant increases Groundscare fleet

Swan Plant Services, one of the Europe’s leading specialist hire companies for the professional grounds care sector, has recently purchased a further...

in Local Authority - on 8/1/04

Charterhouse's new King

Dave King has been appointed as Product Manager with Charterhouse Turf Machinery, the distributors of turf care and grounds maintenance equipment-details...

in Industry News - on 8/1/04

First on the Tee

Synthetic surfaces are continuing to be used for all manner of situations and although may never replace the need for natural grass there are certain circumstances...

in Synthetics - on 7/1/04

Expertise to be shared more widely

Wisley GC

Sports Turf Consultants UK Limited is a new company headed by David Whitaker MG. David started his career as a trainee greenkeeper in West Yorkshire in...

in Golf - on 7/1/04