March 2004 (Page 2)

Simplicity power up for 2004

US manufacturer Simplicity has upgraded engine specifications on their range of Grand Baron and Conquest garden and estate tractors. The changes are part...

in Industry News - on 22/3/04

Donations will aid International football in Ghana

Football in Ghana

In my role as Fulham F.C Head of Corporate Grounds I completed an overseas visit in July 2003 to see at first hand the two national football stadiums in...

in Football - on 19/3/04

Club Car prepare for more free rides in 2004

After a successful first year, Club Car has extended their revolutionary Free Ride scheme into 2004. At a basic level, ‘Free Ride’ gives golf clubs...

in Industry News - on 19/3/04

Working with the Champions

After successfully completing my one-year MSc in Sports Surface Technology at Cranfield University at Silsoe, I set off for the U.S.A at the end of September...

in Golf - on 19/3/04

Local Authority success for TH White Ltd.

TH White Ltd, the Ransomes Jacobsen dealer with premises in Tetbury, Reading and Redditch, has recently won contracts for turf maintenance equipment from...

in Industry News - on 19/3/04

BASIS helps contractors support the VI

BASIS is a professional register of practitioners providing professional pesticide and plant nutritional advice. Its aims and objectives are to provide...

in Industry News - on 19/3/04

New premises for Ransomes Jacobsen France

ansomes Jacobsen France S.A.S, the French subsidiary of Ipswich based turf maintenance equipment manufacturer Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd, has moved to new premises...

in Industry News - on 19/3/04

Good news for community amateur sports clubs in the UK.

The Inland revenue Department has recently announced its intentions to reduce Corporation Tax payments for Community sports clubs in England . Wales and...

in Industry News - on 18/3/04

Shattered compaction leaves glass intact.

Proof that “Airforce” can treat underground compaction without damaging adjacent property, was demonstrated by Terrain Aeration, working two metres...

in Industry News - on 18/3/04

Ashridge Golf Club 

Ashridge Golf Club

Ashridge Golf Club is a private members 18-hole golf facility with a current membership of about 700. The course is situated about 600 feet above sea level...

in Golf - on 18/3/04

Consultancy tackles Total Turf issues.

ALAN LEWIS NDT FInstG, 39, has now become a full-time Technical Director with independent sports turf consultancy Total Turf Solutions (TTS). Read...

in Industry News - on 18/3/04

Starting your mower for the first  cut of the season.

It is often the case, that when you come to start your mowers at the start of the grass mowing season. They often do not start or run very well, the main...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 18/3/04

Bowling Green Seminar Days, free of charge to all……………….

Dennis, the manufacturers of specialist grounds maintenance equipment for professionals, are to run another series of one-day Bowling Green Maintenance...

in Industry News - on 17/3/04

IOG Saltex 2004 Open Space Management Show already on course to be a sell- out.

With over six months to go before IOG SALTEX opens its doors at Windsor Racecourse (7-9 September 2004), the support for this year’s event has already...

in Parks - on 17/3/04

USGA Golf Putting Green Construction Materials

Construction Materials

John gets many students asking him to provide information about USGA putting green Specifications. Below is an introduction to the technical aspects and...

in Consultancy - on 16/3/04

Better grass presentation follows investment in new collection system

Further investment in new grass collectors will ensure a much higher standard of grass presentation for residents in the Grampian region who fall under...

in Industry News - on 16/3/04

The Campey route to quality pitches

Visit a random selection of local authority playing fields and you’ll find that most of them are in pretty poor shape: waterlogged, overplayed and underperforming....

in Industry News - on 16/3/04

Shrubs and trees

Another new feature for Pitchcare members will be informative articles on shrubs and trees. Many Pitchcare members are responsible for managing ornamental...

in Consultancy - on 16/3/04

Weed of the Week: Yarrow (Achilles millefolium)

Yarrow

What is a weed? By definition a weed is a plant that is growing in the wrong place. Weeds take valuable space, water, sunlight and nutrients that may...

in Consultancy - on 15/3/04

Unique application of deep aerator at Woolmers Park Polo Club

Brian Ruggles, Estate Manager at Woolmers Park Polo Club has used a Wiedenmann Terra Spike XP210 in a unique application which enabled polo games to be...

in Industry News - on 15/3/04