June 2004 (Page 1)

Medal winner forced to return prize...Just for a while

A GREENKEEPER from Guernsey who fought off stiff competition from across the UK to scoop a top award has had to hand it back.More Inside.

in Training & Education - on 30/6/04

Why use a Sports Turf Agronomist?

Sports Turf Agronomist?

A perspective on the role of the agronomist and the relationship with the grounds or course manager. More inside.

in Consultancy - on 30/6/04

Dr Who

No prizes for guessing that the weirdo in the white coat is non other than Mike Seaton, MD and founder of Berkshire based Weed Free and The Lawn Company,...

in Industry News - on 29/6/04

The Floating Tennis Court

The Floating Tennis Court

Tourists in London took a double take yesterday, as a tennis court floated down the Thames! And playing on the court were none other than John McEnroe...

in Editorial - on 29/6/04

New out-front mower for Hydro 124D

At this year’s SALTEX, amongst other innovative new products, Etesia will be unveiling its latest attachment – the MCF124 quick-fit out-front deck...

in Parks - on 29/6/04

Celtic Manor cuts it fine for Wales Open

CREATING world-wide attention, all was in hand for the prestigious Wales Open to take place at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport. More Inside.

in Golf - on 28/6/04

Sports turf student scoops prestigious job at K Club Ireland.

A sports turf student from Writtle College has scooped a job at the prestigious K Club in Ireland.

in Training & Education - on 28/6/04

Weed of the Week: Common Ragwort  Senecio jacobaea L.

Weed of the Week: Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea L.

in Consultancy - on 25/6/04

Irrigation management and optimisation for a football pitch located in South East London

Irrigation management

In the United Kingdom, infact Worldwide, there is a relatively small amount of data available for research into irrigation scheduling and crop coefficients...

in Consultancy - on 23/6/04

Bayer Environmental Science at Saltex 2004

Bayer Environmental Science (Stand G03) will have a number of new products and application developments to excite visitors to Saltex 2004:

in Parks - on 23/6/04

A monster success for Club Car in Loch Ness

New sighting at Loch Ness as they become first club in Scotland to take delivery of the new Precedent golf car.More Inside

in Industry News - on 23/6/04

Win two tickets to the Olympics!

Want to go on a 4-day trip to the Olympics in Athens? You can with Desso DLW Sports Systems-full details inside

in Industry News - on 21/6/04

Royal Ascot at York

Extensions to York Racecourse are almost complete as the venue prepares to host “Royal Ascot Week” either next year, or in 2006. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 18/6/04

Best practice for a better Environment: VI message

Best practice

Many or some of us in the amenity industry have at least heard of the Voluntary Initiative (VI) but what precisely is it about? Why has it been set up?...

in Industry News - on 18/6/04

New Head Groundsman for Leicestershire CCC

Andy Whiteman has been appointed Head Groundsman at Leicestershire County Cricket Club.More Inside.

in Cricket - on 18/6/04

New commercial mower from John Deere

SALTEX 2004 will see the UK launch of John Deere’s latest five gang, rear engined commercial mower for local authorities and contractors, alongside a...

in Parks - on 18/6/04

Rolling Cricket Surfaces

Rolling Cricket Surfaces

If, like my club, you are strapped for cash, then having the luxury of choosing a roller might be a little unlikely. But assuming you do have a choice,...

in Cricket - on 18/6/04

Visitors travel from far and wide to IOG SALTEX

Staff from Cornwall College and an Architect from the Western Isles are included in the visitor list to the Windsor show

in Parks - on 18/6/04

STRI Scientist honoured with NTF Research Award

NTF Research Award

The recipient of the prestigious National Turfgrass Foundation Research Award for 2004 is Dr. Stephen W. Baker, Head of Soils and Sports Surface Science...

in Industry News - on 17/6/04

BASIS Focus on Amenity 2004

In 2004 BASIS will be focusing more attention on the Amenity sector of our industry. More Inside.

in Industry News - on 16/6/04