December 2007 (Page 2)

Syngenta attains GCSAA Gold Partner status

World-leading agribusiness joins GCSAA Partner Recognition Program

in Industry News - on 17/12/07

Graden Greens Rollers

Harrogate regulars will be well aware that R&K Kensett are often first with the latest developments in a particular field;

in Industry News - on 17/12/07

The Green Green Grass

The Green Green Grass

Cardiff based sports pitch design consultants GEO Turf Consulting Ltd take us through the role they played in the recent construction of the new training...

in Football - on 17/12/07

From potatoes to playing field in three easy steps

As part of my work for Fields In Trust (formerly the National Playing Fields Association) I organise and operate the trading arm which works with a variety...

in Consultancy - on 14/12/07

In the aftermath of Floods

At the end of August Pitchcare and the ECB invited cricket groundsmen from across the UK, whose pitches had been affected by the Summer flooding, to attend...

in Cricket - on 14/12/07


Pannal Golf Club, near Harrogate, is seeing significant improvements in course presentation after boosting its Toro fleet with two more mowers – including...

in Industry News - on 13/12/07

Before Lake Aid

With demand from environmental agencies and utility suppliers to both reduce and better manage water consumption, many sports turf operators are increasingly...

in Industry News - on 13/12/07

Deere sells Enschede factory to Citadel Industries

John Deere’s worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment (C&CE) Division has concluded an agreement with Ecology Group Enschede BV, an affiliate of Citadel...

in Industry News - on 13/12/07


STRI recently took part as one of the sponsors for the 2007 European Golf Course Owners Association Golf Business Conference in Amsterdam. During this...

in Industry News - on 12/12/07

Signature Golf Group selected to Manage Belvedere Country Club

One of the Top 25 Management companies is awarded a two year contract to oversee operations of Belvedere Country Club.

in Golf - on 12/12/07

Thinking about Pesticides?

Thinking about Pesticides

When it comes to controlling troublesome weeds, pests and diseases in the sports turfgrass areas you manage, how much do you think about the products you...

in Consultancy - on 12/12/07

Cricket back on the olympic agenda

The IOC’s decision to recognise the ICC and cricket for the first time since the sport featured in the 1900 Paris Olympiad will lead to closer collaboration...

in Cricket - on 12/12/07

New Multi-Task Machine From Seppi Now Available To UK

For many years Seppi have produced machinery for mulching forestry waste and land cleaning. In more recent times, they have produced machines for crushing...

in Industry News - on 11/12/07

Pondering Poa

There’s a plant that stands up well to low heights of cut, high traffic and shade on golf courses.

in Golf - on 11/12/07

Disease Management Nightmare

Graham Paul, Chemical Specialist at Sherriff Amenity looks at thirty five years of changes in our approach to disease management on turf

in Consultancy - on 11/12/07

 The totally synthetic golf course

Taking a divot may have something of a rarity value in years to come. As the Kikuoka Country Club near Luxembourg Airport prepares to open a new course...

in Golf - on 11/12/07

Campey Dakotas boost renaissance project

Dakota Turf Tenders from Campey Turf Care Systems are ensuring that top-dressing and materials handling tasks are carried out with speedy precision at...

in Industry News - on 10/12/07

Ransomes HR 3300T Out in Front Rotary Mower

Designed with significant customer input to target the UK & European municipal and contractor markets

in Industry News - on 10/12/07

‘Super’ model strides out at BTME 2008

The new Soil Reliever Super 54 & Super 70 models will make their UK debut at BTME, Harrogate, 22nd – 24th January 2008.

in Industry News - on 9/12/07

Bird’s nest SNOOP!

Bird’s nest SNOOP!

For the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympic Games there will be about thirty-seven venues in all, as well as 58 training sites with an estimated construction...

in Industry News - on 9/12/07