July 2004 (page 3)

Time to buy your autumn machinery

Machinery choice

Teaming up with one of the UK's best machine dealers, we have a large selection of used machines available, from pedestrian mowers through to 90 HP tractors,...

in Industry News - on 13/7/04

MSc students graduate at Cranfield University

This year's graduation ceremony at Cranfield University saw six students receiving their Master Degrees from the Chancellor of the University. The students,...

in Training & Education - on 12/7/04

Editor receives MSc

Pitchcare Editor, Laurence Gale, was at Cranfield on Friday to receive his Master of Science degree. More inside.

in Industry News - on 12/7/04

Additional equipment for Normanton GC

The 18-hole 6,200 yard championship course located on the outskirts of Wakefield, has taken delivery of new turf maintenance equipment from Palmers Groundcare,...

in Industry News - on 12/7/04

Minimum Maintenance Specifications for Turfgrass Sports Fields 

A thought provoking article on the need, or otherwise, for such a document. By Peter Leroy, former Head Groundsman at Sydney Cricket Ground and consultant...

in Industry News - on 12/7/04

World Bowls 2004

World Bowls 2004

This year Scotland plays host to the World Bowling Championship, which is to be held at Northfield National Centre for Bowling in Ayr from July 23 until...

in Bowls - on 9/7/04

TRILO-The name in vacuum sweeping technology!

TRILO, you know they can suck; now they can blow! MJT Contracts Ltd will be releasing The TRILO Blower; a powerful unit with the quality TRILO is renowned...

in Parks - on 9/7/04

Tanaka low vibration brush cutter smoothly passes the test

FARM & GARDEN MACHINERY is unveiling the NEW SHIBAURA SX24 COMPACT TRACTOR at IOG Saltex and introducing the latest low vibration Tanaka TBC 600 brush...

in Parks - on 9/7/04

New Code of Practice increases need to control Ragwort

Controlling Ragwort

The Ragwort Control Act Feb 2004 enabled the Secretary of State to create a Code of Practice to prevent the spread of the weed. The Code provided guidance...

in Industry News - on 9/7/04

Turf car at Writtle College open day

A turf covered car was one of the attractions at the Groundbreakers event held at Writtle College on July 2nd and 3rd. The activity, supported by Sovereign...

in Industry News - on 9/7/04

Latest on synthetics at Groundsman Awards

Latest on synthetics

The Premier League and the Football League held the 2004 seminar yesterday at the impressive City of Manchester Stadium, the Chief Executive of the PFA,...

in Football - on 7/7/04

Campeys show quick and complete Turfcare solutions

At Saltex 2004, Campey Turf Care Systems will display a full line-up of equipment designed to speed up and simplify major grounds maintenance tasks while...

in Parks - on 6/7/04

Weed of the Week: Bird's foot -trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.)

Weed of the Week: Bird's foot -trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.)

in Consultancy - on 6/7/04

Open season for Deere at Royal Troon

Coincidentally, this is also the fourth consecutive Open at which John Deere mowers have been used to prepare the Championship course, following Royal...

in Golf - on 6/7/04

Compacted Greens

There is a major misunderstanding amongst many bowling Greenkeepers and some agronomists that compaction is caused by rolling on wet soil conditions. More...

in Bowls - on 5/7/04

Versatile Jacobsen rotary mower at Rudding Park Hotel and Golf

A rotary mover that was designed to provide presentation striping to semi-roughs has proved its versatility at Rudding Park Hotel & Golf.More Inside.

in Industry News - on 5/7/04

Mowers across the Ocean

Lloyds & Co Letchworth Ltd and Eastman Industries have linked up to bring two outstanding product ranges to each others markets, two of the trade’s most...

in Industry News - on 5/7/04

American professor supports UK education and training.

Education and training.

As part of Pitchcares commitment to education and training we have secured a contribution from one of Americas leading turfgrass agronomists, Professor...

in Training & Education - on 3/7/04

Machinery upgrade at Hillsborough Golf Club

Hillsborough Golf Club has taken a £170,000 package of new turf maintenance equipment from Palmers Groundscare.

in Industry News - on 3/7/04

The Water Act – what are its implications?

Multiple small measures contained in the new Water Act mean that water is set to become more expensive to use and abstract. In future greenkeepers, like...

in Industry News - on 2/7/04