August 2007 (page 2)

IGA team up with GMB

For years, greenkeeping circles have debated the idea of forming and/or joining a trade union to increase their legal protection at work, and to keep up...

in Golf - on 23/8/07

RFL Groundsperson of the Year Award

Rugby League awards

The Rugby Football League has announced that it is seeking nominations for the 2007 Groundsperson of the year award.

in Rugby - on 23/8/07

New Royal Dublin Society Arena Scales new heights of Performance

The redevelopment of the Royal Dublin Society arena has been hailed as a major success by both RDS management and competitors at last week’s annual RDS...

in Industry News - on 22/8/07

Make your mark with Finale®

Line-marking preparation on sports turf is a precise operation demanding accuracy from the herbicide used to ‘burn-off ‘and mark out a straight and...

in Industry News - on 22/8/07

UK Turf Prices to Increase

Rolawn, Europe’s largest turf grower and Britain’s leading topsoil supplier forecast that turf prices in the UK are set to increase over the next couple...

in Industry News - on 22/8/07

Arctic Monkeys' swing puts paid to Lancashire (Guardian Unlimited)

Cricket: After a rock concert ruined the Old Trafford outfield, day one of the Lancs and Hampshire match was called off.

in Best of the Rest - on 22/8/07

Allett Mowers joins Turfmech Stable

A secure and vibrant future underpinned by sustained product development and sales growth are promised for Allett Mowers following the purchase by Turfmech...

in Industry News - on 21/8/07

University 'non-courses' attacked

Hundreds of university "non-courses" should be abolished as a waste of public money, a group campaigning for lower taxes has said.

in Training & Education - on 21/8/07

Aeration Programme Un-blocked

A national golf company has renewed its aeration programme on two sites in Stoke-on- Trent following a positive change in the weather.

in Industry News - on 21/8/07



Unusually for a fern, bracken is a very successful coloniser, a vigorous and aggressive plant and is widespread, particularly on neutral to acid soils...

in Consultancy - on 21/8/07

Workshop Administration - Part 1

I have covered my commissioning process for new machines in an earlier article so we won't go there again except to say that to have all machine records...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 20/8/07

Keeping the undesirables out can help safeguard your water resources

safeguard water resources

Water forms a vital part of managing our green spaces. Whether it’s the most prestigious golf course with beautifully proportioned showcase water features...

in Consultancy - on 18/8/07

Ecology ! Does it have a role on the modern golf course?

Golf Ecology

Richard Stuttard, the STRI’s Ecologist, looks at the relationship between management of the ecology and a golf course’s bank balance.

in Golf - on 17/8/07

Carnoustie signs up with TORO again

Carnoustie has signed a third, consecutive three-year course machinery deal with Toro, underlining its commitment to the company and its products.

in Industry News - on 17/8/07

New scarifier will help improve cricket pitches

Worcestershire Association of cricket groundsmen has taken delivery of the new Graden Scarifier which can be hired out to county clubs.

in Cricket - on 17/8/07

Poor water spells 'no worries' down under

Drought orders may be a receding memory in the U.K. and Europe, but for turf managers in Australia’s New South Wales they are an ever- present problem....

in Equestrian - on 17/8/07

UK Greenkeepers delight at supporting US Open

Being picked up from their hotel at 3.30am to start work on the golf course and working until around 9.30pm was an absolute delight for Chris Sealey...

in Golf - on 17/8/07

Propass 180 Top Dresser is Eye Opener

More than four years after taking delivery of a ProPass 180 broadcast top dresser from Turfmech, Steve Evans, course manager at Yelverton Golf Club in...

in Industry News - on 16/8/07

Golf Greens Trials under Expert Scrutiny

Barenbrug has received an enthusiastic response from a group of independent agronomists who recently visited the company’s latest golf greens trial at...

in Industry News - on 16/8/07

Campey Turf Care

By prior invitation only to view an array of machinery, demonstrated in working environment at the St Bedes-details inside

in Industry News - on 16/8/07