February 2004 (Page 2)

Best Technical Merit Answers- April 2003

Technical Merit Answers

Before, during and after a seasons play, top dressing may be applied to a playing surface. Please explain the reasons as to when, how much and why, you...

in Consultancy - on 23/2/04

Choice of mid-mounted mowing decks for McCormick

McCormick has introduced its first mid-mounted mowing decks for the GX/GXH grounds care tractors to give operators a wider choice of mowing configurations...

in Industry News - on 23/2/04

TORO Irrigation for the High-Flying Falcons

onny Wilkinson’s Newcastle Falcons is the latest rugby club with Toro irrigation. The pitch at Kingston Park recently had new irrigation installed by...

in Industry News - on 23/2/04

Terrain's new tracker put to test

Terrain Aeration, known for their compressed air de-compaction treatment of sports turf using purpose built Airforce terralift machines, have developed...

in Industry News - on 23/2/04

Former Myerscough Lecturer honoured in the USA

Pam Sherratt, Lancashire lass, who moved to Ohio State University five years ago has been honoured at Sports Turf Managers Association Awards Dinner-details...

in Industry News - on 21/2/04

Pre-season mower checks

There is nothing worse than finding your mowers are not ready or have not been serviced for the new season. Poorly maintained mowers will always come back...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/2/04

Reminder about goal post safety

Tragically during the past few years, nine children including Jack Sheerin, a seven year old from West Yorkshire, and Jonathan Smith, an eleven year old...

in Football - on 20/2/04

Introduction to warm and cool season grasses

Cool season grasses

This article will explain the difference between warm and cool season grasses and how they are combined to provide all year round turf performance in...

in Consultancy - on 20/2/04

The water of Life

For many of us a wee dram is a pleasure, to be taken with a little water, no doubt. However, for grass, water is an essential ingredient in maintaining...

in Consultancy - on 20/2/04

Rush of interest follows dramatic unveiling  of TC34RB Turfcutter

Groundsman Industries have received a rush of interest following the unveiling of the new TC34RB turfcutter at the BTME show. Proclaimed by its creator...

in Industry News - on 20/2/04

SISIS Dealer Awards

SISIS announce dealer awards.

in Industry News - on 19/2/04

Facts about mowing ?

Facts about mowing

This article will detail some key facts on mowing and highlight many issues and facts about the so-called simple act of mowing grass! Read inside

in Consultancy - on 19/2/04

Black balled for sure

Humerous look at the reasons for surveying a crown bowling green, and the benefits associated with having an indepth knowledge of your own green

in Bowls - on 17/2/04

New appointment at the Blakedown Group

Jon Chippendale joins The Blakedown Group in March as Sports Turf Manager.

in Industry News - on 17/2/04

Best Technical Merit Answers for March

Technical Merit Answers

What are the main nutrients needed for healthy grass growth, and how do they affect the grass plant? What other elements are important and why? Read inside...

in Consultancy - on 17/2/04

Delayed start for new Training Ground

New Training Ground

A public planning enquiry delayed the start to Derby County's new training ground. Mark Robinson and his team got their noses to the grindstone, quite...

in Football - on 16/2/04

Start of the RBS Six Nations

As the Six Nations gets underway, Keith Kent looks forward to an exciting tournament, and sends best wishes to his colleagues.

in Rugby - on 13/2/04

Free bowling green demonstration and seminars

SISIS have organised another one of their excellent bowling green demonstration and advice days, supported by Barenbrug, Scotts and Avoncrop. Early booking...

in Bowls - on 12/2/04

Returfing of Suncorp stadium

In July 2003 the playing surface was re-constructed and re-turfed within 5 weeks by Strathayr the principle contractor. Read inside.

in Industry News - on 12/2/04

Martin O'Neil criticises Dunfermline surface

The artificial surface at Dunfermline came in for some criticism after last night's game with Celtic.

in Football - on 12/2/04