September 2007 (page 1)

A knotty problem

A knotty problem

Of all the invasive plants that threaten our rural landscape, Japanese knotweed is the one feared most. But now a new stem injection treatment system is...

in Consultancy - on 30/9/07

Turfmech's New Greens Sweepers Head for Scotsturf

The new SQRL walk-behind greens sweeper and the CAT 800 ride-on core collector will form the centrepiece of Turfmech’s Scotsturf exhibit.

in Industry News - on 30/9/07

Engineering soil profiles to reduce worm populations

The paper describes two greenhouse-based pilot studies to control earthworms in sports surfaces via engineering the soil profile to prevent vertical burrowing....

in Consultancy - on 29/9/07

The Edwin Budding Award

The International Golf Course Equipment Managers Association (IGCEMA) is announcing the development of “The Edwin Budding Award”.

in Golf - on 28/9/07

MF Tractors ideal for Grounds Maintenance Industry

To be featured on the Massey Ferguson stand (H15) at this year’s IOG Scotsturf exhibition will be an MF1547 compact tractor equipped with Dyna-QPS...

in Industry News - on 28/9/07

Act Now - Europe is planning a ban on all Plant Protection Products

Plant Protection Products

A proposal has been put before the European Parliament to amend the current legislation that governs how and where plant protection products can be used....

in Industry News - on 28/9/07


Heather has in recent years been on a decline and has caused much concern for environmentalist groups. Currently, there is a growing recognition of the...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 27/9/07

Rolawn appoint new Depot Manager at their Sevenoaks Depot

Rolawn, Britain's largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier have appointed Steve Pilcher as manager at their Sevenoaks Depot.

in Industry News - on 27/9/07

NEW  –  Wiedenmann’s quietest ever MCS collector, perfect for noise sensitive areas

Wiedenmann’s new MCS Favorit 650 collector has a distinctive look and an equally distinctive range of features that set it apart.

in Industry News - on 27/9/07

Take CWC’s driving challenge at Scotsturf 2007

As well as meeting the company’s Scottish staff, visitors to the stand at IOG Scotsturf 2007 will be able to compete for a daily prize in a fantastic...

in Industry News - on 26/9/07

British Seed Houses at Scotsturf 2007

There’s a fantastic prize up for grabs on the BSH stand. When you enter the show you’ll be handed an entry form.

in Industry News - on 26/9/07

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The LDCA Guide

It’s amazing that in spite of this summer’s massive amount of rainfall the country’s major sporting events have all taken place without cancellation....

in Industry News - on 26/9/07

Days Off

Providing an insight into the free time of Harper Adams Grounds Manager, Mark Hall

in Industry News - on 26/9/07


In 1900 when Rudolf Diesel presented his ignition engine at the World Exhibition in Paris, it was designed to run on peanut oil.

in Industry News - on 26/9/07

Barenbrug Bents improve Bellingham's Greens

The greens at Bellingham Golf Course, regarded by many as Northumberland’s ‘friendliest’ club, have benefited greatly from a seeding makeover, using...

in Industry News - on 25/9/07

Fusarium infection set to strike

The internet based turf disease forecasting service, is forecasting a high risk of Fusarium Patch to hit turf across the UK this week....

in Industry News - on 25/9/07


Clacton-on-Sea Golf Club, in Essex, has seen a dramatic improvement in the quality of its course and made big financial savings after entering into a...

in Industry News - on 25/9/07


Nemasys J, from Scotts, is an innovative new biological control which is proven to be highly effective at combating leatherjackets, and can be used as...

in Industry News - on 25/9/07