January 2008 (Page 3)

New Bayer fungicide dedicated to turf disease control

Fusarium patch caused by the fungus Microdochium [Fusarium] nivale is the most widespread, frequent and damaging disease of professional sports turf from...

in Industry News - on 14/1/08

Pitch battle as Thistle go to war with rugby tenants

Furious Partick Thistle chairman Allan Cowan will demand compensation from Glasgow Warriors rugby club for the postponement of their fourth round cup tie...

in Football - on 14/1/08

Thatch - ... some things never change!

Head Greenkeeper KEN BARBER goes to great depths to explain the problems and solutions to excessive thatch

in Consultancy - on 13/1/08

Draining Ashton

Malcolm Magrath, Head Groundsman at Ashton Town Football Club on the problem of having too much water and not enough money!

in Football - on 12/1/08

Walk-Behind rotary mower range expands to six models for 2008

Professional and residential users will have a choice of five all-new Massey Ferguson walk-behind rotary mowers for the 2008 season.

in Industry News - on 11/1/08

Dial-in for perfect Hydration and win a trip to play golf in the USA

Dial-In to the perfect hydration solution for your turf and you could be in line for a trip to the New York to play golf on two top courses - including...

in Industry News - on 11/1/08

Sun Shines on Inagural GCSAI President's Cup

The sun shone brightly on the Southeast region as they lifted the inaugural GCSAI President’s Cup sponsored by Scotts.

in Industry News - on 10/1/08

When autumn leaves start to fall

Falling leaves

Leaf collection has come a long way in a relatively short time. I well remember, back in the late seventies, the many hours spent raking leaves into piles...

in Industry News - on 10/1/08

2008 seed catalogues now available to download

British Seed Houses’ 2008 seed catalogues are now available to download from its amenity website at www.bshamenity.com.

in Industry News - on 10/1/08

New Power Pruner from Echo

ECHO have released a new power pruner, the PPT-265ES, an ideal choice for tree surgeons and landscapers.

in Industry News - on 9/1/08

Back to basics!

When Compulsory Competitive Tendering was introduced into local authorities it quickly led to a decline in groundsmanship skills. Now, councils are, once...

in Local Authority - on 9/1/08

New Toro Mid-Size from Hayter

The new walk-behind, zero turn offers the option of a 91 cm (36”) or 122 cm (48”) rear discharge deck.

in Industry News - on 8/1/08

BIGGA to consider additional benefits for Groundsmen

Benefits for Groundsmen

BIGGA Board to establish working party to discuss additional benefits for Groundsmen.

in Industry News - on 7/1/08


A brand new E-Z-Go utility vehicle to be won.

in Industry News - on 7/1/08

NEW Contact and Systemic Turf Fungicide from Bayer

Bayer Environmental Science is launching its new Contact and Systemic turf fungicide “DEDICATE®” at BTME, Harrogate on 22nd January, stand C44.

in Industry News - on 7/1/08

Let it Snow!

Winter is here and, in the event of a sudden snow fall, those responsible for keeping roadways and paths clear need to be prepared! The trouble with this...

in Industry News - on 7/1/08

TGA members gather for association update

Members of the Turfgrass Growers Association and representatives from its affiliated companies gathered at Thornhaugh near Peterborough recently to receive...

in Industry News - on 7/1/08

More E-Z-GO golf buggies for Parc Golf Club

The Parc Golf Club, situated on the coast between Cardiff and Newport in South Wales, has recently added six new E-Z-GO golf cars to its growing fleet....

in Industry News - on 7/1/08

TORO mowers a boon  in the wet for Pannal GC

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 7/1/08

How clean is your store?

A key part of managing your grass effectively is the prudent use of herbicides, fungicides and, occasionally, insecticides to control the unwelcome problems...

in Consultancy - on 6/1/08