February 2004 (Page 1)

Pitch bears the strain

Since my last article over 2 months ago, We have seen a great deal of use being put on the pitch at the Stadium. Six games in five weeks over Christmas,...

in Football - on 29/2/04

Working on a shoe string budget

Bradford City Groundsman David Dobson has joined the chorus of criticism of footballers, who damage pitches by excessive warm-up and warm-down procedures.David,...

in Football - on 29/2/04

America for company

America for company

I met up with an ex-patriot, Ian Camp, a gentleman whom I have enjoyed speaking to on a number of occasions during my visits to the states. I wondered...

in Industry News - on 29/2/04

Myerscough Student takes Pole Position!

A Sportsturf student at Myerscough College has recently been selected for what is arguably the number one placement for any student, at America’s number...

in Training & Education - on 27/2/04

Retaining family values

Retaining family values

A really interesting insight and history of one of the UK's leading mower manufacturers-full article and pictures inside

in Industry News - on 27/2/04

A fine time to spot weeds

Vitax’s Green Up Weedfree Spot Weedkiller, produced for the retail market, will be found in many greenkeepers’ pockets this spring, allowing them to...

in Industry News - on 27/2/04

Careers and jobs currently available

With Spring upon us, we are now seeing an increase in work activity on sports grounds, private and public sector leisure facilities and golf clubs which...

in Industry News - on 27/2/04

News from BIGGA

BIGGA's Executive Director, Neil Thomas, died on Sunday, February 22, after a long illness.

in Industry News - on 26/2/04

Campeys launch light-footed Dakota

ampey Turf Care Systems, the specialist distributors of grounds care machinery, have added a new model to their popular line-up of Dakota Turf Tenders...

in Industry News - on 26/2/04

Why Aeration?

Regular and seasonal aeration maintenance operations are essential to ensure turfgrass quality is maintained throughout the playing seasons of most fine...

in Consultancy - on 26/2/04

Ignore legislation at your peril!

Alarm bells are ringing as a number of golf realise that compliance with legislation, covering three key areas, needs addressing sooner rather than later....

in Golf - on 26/2/04

County Turf Chosen by Chelsea FC

Lincolnshire grower, County Turf, has recently completed a contract to supply turf, to re-lay the entire Stamford Bridge pitch of high-flying Premier League...

in Industry News - on 26/2/04

Ransomes Presence at Six Nations Championships

Ransomes Jacobsen products will feature significantly at the forthcoming RBS 6 Nations Rugby championships with equipment from the Ipswich based manufacturer...

in Rugby - on 26/2/04

Mike's a good all-rounder

Mike Roby has been appointed as Campey Turf Care Systems’ new Sales Representative for Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire, and is...

in Industry News - on 25/2/04

Renovation decisions at Parken stadium

Parken stadium

2003 was a challenging, frustrating, satisfying and interesting year in Parken Stadium, Copenhagen. With an extended winter break, we kicked off the season...

in Football - on 25/2/04

No wet weather blues for Copt Heath golfers

A unique soil aeration treatment has cured the problem of water retention on the greens of Copt Heath Golf Club near Solihull, West Midlands.

in Industry News - on 25/2/04

Control of moles on Sports Pitches

Mole activity is on the increase. More and more mole hills are beginning to appear on sports and playing fields, particularly now that soil temperatures...

in Industry News - on 24/2/04

Bayer News

Dealing with a more virulent strain of fusarium; CHIP and the implications for chemical suppliers; and new role for Bayer man.

in Industry News - on 24/2/04

Major  Sidewinder 400V

MAJOR Equipment have designed and produced the MAJOR SIDEWINDER 400V, a 3.5m (11’6”) mower with 5 individual cutting heads. This revolutionary PTO...

in Industry News - on 24/2/04

Notcutts take delivery of 15 more Electric Utility Vehicles

Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd are pleased to announce that Notcutts, the family owned firm of nurseries based at Woodbridge near Ipswich, has taken delivery of...

in Industry News - on 24/2/04