November 2006 (Page 1)

Wet Green

Ponding on long-established greens is commonplace in very wet weather. Not only does it mean a switch to temporary greens in the short term but the fine...

in Industry News - on 30/11/06

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David Rae, Managing Director of The Fairways Group which comprises Fairways GM, the Ransomes Jacobsen dealer for Scotland, Sportsgrounds Ltd and Wiedenmann...

in Industry News - on 30/11/06

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By following a strict programme of regular soil aeration and decompaction treatments, Stuart Yarwood, course manager at Lymm Golf Club in Cheshire, is...

in Industry News - on 30/11/06

terrain aeration dudley

Terrain Aeration is taking part in a first time comparison study of three different methods of aeration, mounted by Dudley Metropolitan Borough...

in Industry News - on 30/11/06

North Berrick

Toro Irrigation is unveiling its innovative new Golf Decoder Controller (GDC) irrigation control system for golf courses at BTME. The company says it is...

in Industry News - on 30/11/06

John Deere Toy Tractor- Competition Winner

Congratulations to George Alexander who won the John Deere Electric Ride on Tractor and Trailer.

in Industry News - on 29/11/06


Plumpton College in East Sussex recently hosted a visit by David Miliband MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, as part of...

in Training & Education - on 29/11/06


Already the user of no less than ten Billy Goat Vacuum Sweepers of varying models Oxford University Parks Department have just purchased yet another two...

in Industry News - on 29/11/06


The Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI), the UK’s leading independent authority in turf grass research agronomy and consultancy have confirmed Rolawn’s...

in Industry News - on 29/11/06

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Rust Diseases

Rust is a collective term that is commonly used to describe a group of turfgrass diseases, each of which is characterised by the prolific production of...

in Consultancy - on 29/11/06

A cracking strip in Adelaide

According to the Adelaide groundsman, Les Burdett, the strip being prepared for Friday's Test is expected to wear rapidly in temperatures that are forecast...

in Cricket - on 29/11/06

NVZ limits on arable land to decrease on 19 December 2006

Defra and the Environment Agency are reminding farmers in Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs), that the whole farm organic manure loading limit, for any areas...

in Industry News - on 28/11/06

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Same Deutz-Fahr is set to introduce two new models to each of its Same, Lamborghini and Deutz-Fahr tractor brands. Rated at 85hp and 100hp, the new tractors...

in Industry News - on 28/11/06

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There’s a new larger stand for Course Care this year at BTME as the range expands and the company moves forward meeting the demands of legislation.

in Industry News - on 28/11/06


Duncan MacKay & Sons Ltd have recently laid Rolawn Medallion turf on a football pitch in the Isle of Lewis as part of an ongoing project by the Point Sports...

in Industry News - on 28/11/06

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Cutworms are moth caterpillars that have occasionally been seen over recent years on amenity turfgrass areas across the UK.

in Consultancy - on 28/11/06

FEGGA on the Road

As I write this article I am attending the Danish Conference, held in Vejle. Denmark. The event has been a great success for them with some 180 Greenkeepers...

in Golf - on 28/11/06

Stuart Canvas enter a new era

Kenyon Textiles, the leading manufacturer of sports and bespoke coverings, has been purchased by a consortium of four shareholders led by Edward Stoddart...

in Industry News - on 28/11/06

estsia snow plough

Many grounds maintenance tasks are seasonal activities, which often results in costly dedicated equipment lying idle during long periods of the year....

in Industry News - on 28/11/06


It would be fair to say everyone has certainly seen gabions in their lifetime but most do not even know what one is. The metal caged structures most frequently...

in Industry News - on 27/11/06