September 2006 (Page 2)

David Ormsby

Nematodes remain a major challenge for many bowling greenkeepers. In the last 10 – 15 years, research and field observations have provided a variety...

in Training & Education - on 21/9/06


The British Turf and Landscape Irrigation Association (BTLIA), the trade organisation acknowledged by the turf industry as representing advances in irrigation...

in Training & Education - on 20/9/06

lloyds superspread2

Following the 2005 UK launch of the Pequea GT100 Top Dresser, its sister model the SuperSpread makes its UK debut at Saltex ‘06. Exclusive distributor...

in Industry News - on 20/9/06

Bird Flu Surveillance to be more Targeted

An updated and revised strategy to screen wild birds for the presence of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza was announced today. The strategy has been...

in Industry News - on 20/9/06

Contract Maintenance

Sometimes it is convenient to contract maintenance work out, here at Celtic Manor Resort there are several types of servicing and/or repairs that are better...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/9/06

Chris Hague-Parken Stadium Groundsman of the Year!

Parken 2006

Always a busy schedule at a multi-event arena such as Parken Stadium in Copenhagen. Chris Hague writes an update on this year's events and work commitments...

in Football - on 20/9/06

Machinery Maintenance for Autumn Renovations

Many Cricket and Bowling clubs will soon be initiating their autumn renovations. It will be essential that the machinery being used is fit for purpose....

in Industry News - on 19/9/06

Modern Cricket Maintenance

A day of lectures and demonstrations of modern cricket square maintenance and redevelopment practices, to help solve many of the common issues and...

in Cricket - on 19/9/06

Sports Pitch Renovation and Construction….Where to Begin?

Sports Pitch Renovation

Having a well-designed and constructed sports pitch is the goal of every sports club. In recent years, there has been a drive amongst numerous sporting...

in Industry News - on 19/9/06

harrod hockey goals

Harrod UK’s innovative design – which has already picked up a significant number of orders before production has even started –was on show at the...

in Industry News - on 15/9/06

Danny soaper dyer

Danny Soper-Dyer has joined Rolawn, the UK’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier as Regional Sales Manager for Southern England.

in Industry News - on 15/9/06

Knowledgeable Management is the Key to Reducing Nitrogen Leaching

Leaching out

Much has been written over recent years about the overall influence nitrogen leaching has on our environment. The formation of blue-green algae on waterways...

in Training & Education - on 15/9/06

TGA responds to Environment Minister’s comments on climate change

The Turfgrass Growers’ Association (TGA) is to write to the Environment Minister, Ian Pearson, drawing attention to the way consumers have benefited...

in Industry News - on 15/9/06

wet green

I wonder how many sporting facilities have been affected by the recent deluge of heavy rain, has it helped or hindered recent end of season...

in Industry News - on 14/9/06

mole repeller

This simple yet effective product for deterring moles, the most destructive of garden pests, issues a vibrant sonic pulse every 25 seconds protecting lawns,...

in Industry News - on 14/9/06

Vitax Karl

Karl Geary takes over from Mike Shephard as Vitax Technical Representative for the Midlands.

in Industry News - on 13/9/06

Training day

There are an estimated 9,500 injuries on construction sites every year and thousands of days’ sickness taken due to ill health. And with on-site accidents...

in Industry News - on 13/9/06

Etesia Leaf blower

Following the droughts, the pundits are predicting an early autumn - since most lawns, fairways and parkland are surrounded by trees and shrubs, those...

in Industry News - on 13/9/06

STRI International Golf Course Architechs and Consultants return to Fairway Conference / Exhibition in Munich

The STRI, Europe’s leading golf and sports consultancy organisation with over 75 years experience, return to Munich for the second year this time with...

in Industry News - on 13/9/06

Rotaries join the sharp set

THE NEW ROTAMASTER 4000 comes to IOG Saltex ready to smoothly sharpen rotary blades at the fastest speeds ever.

in Industry News - on 12/9/06