March 2008 (Page 2)

Towed gang mowers

Edwin Roberts of Classic Mowers looks at the towed gang mower and suggests that they still represent good value for smaller sports clubs if maintained...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 22/3/08

Two fingers is bad ...

Thatch is a Course Manager’s worst nightmare. New expectations and demands for improved playing conditions are prime factors in the minds of users and...

in Consultancy - on 21/3/08

A rolling programme

A rolling programme

Gordon Gill, ECB Pitch Advisor for Wiltshire, gives his views on when, how, why, and even if you should start rolling your cricket square.

in Cricket - on 21/3/08

Remember after sales service when it comes to buying an aerator

Chas Ayres, Wiedenmann UK’s Area Sales Manager, has been involved with turf and ground care machinery for the last twenty years. In that time he’s...

in Industry News - on 20/3/08

Prestigious Kaya Eagles Golf Resort chooses Ransomes Jacobsen

The Kaya Eagles Golf Resort in Belek, Turkey, which opened in November last year, has selected Ransomes Jacobsen as their preferred supplier for course...

in Industry News - on 20/3/08

United at Carlisle

United at Carlisle

Like many clubs in the lower divisions, Carlisle United has been the proving ground for managers and players. Bill Shankly, Bobby Robson and Bob Stokoe...

in Football - on 19/3/08

Ransomes Jacobsen dealer opens new premises in South Wales

DEAL Turf Care, the RANSOMES JACOBSEN dealer for South and Mid Wales, recently opened their new premises near Llancarfan in the Vale of Glamorgan.

in Industry News - on 19/3/08

£200m grassroots boost

The FA has announced its biggest ever programme of investment into grassroots football, £200 million; and a strategy that will set the agenda for the...

in Football - on 18/3/08

GCSAI Annual Conference

The Knightsbrook Hotel in Trim Co. Meath pulled out the stops to cater for the Annual GCSAI Conference which was held there last March.

in Golf - on 18/3/08

Japanese Knotweed and reduction in herbicide use under the microscope at CWC conference

MORE than 40 franchisees for Complete Weed Control in the UK attended the company’s annual conference in Barcelona.

in Industry News - on 18/3/08

Time to turf out the rugger boys

What do you think about the dual use of stadium pitches?

in Football - on 17/3/08



Many people wouldn’t associate the word cliffhanger with the sport of bowls, exciting as it often is. But, in the case of St John’s (Meads) Bowling...

in Bowls - on 17/3/08

Ransomes Commander cuts on ... and on ....

The Ransomes Commander is a stalwart of the turf care industry and is used extensively by contractors and local authorities.

in Industry News - on 17/3/08

Frank Newberry

The Frank Newberry European tour continues and after great success in Belgium with FEGGA and a trip to the Canary Islands with the Norwegian Greenkeepers...

in Golf - on 17/3/08

Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains

Life long Villa fan John Reynolds visits the club’s new multi-million pound training ground to make sure that his beloved team are being given the best...

in Football - on 16/3/08

Word of Hunter Grinders is spreading in the States

Hunter Grinders is further expanding its presence in the United States with yet another installation of its top of the range Jupiter ATI precision grinder....

in Industry News - on 15/3/08

Badgers and the Law

For conservationists the increase in the badger population is a huge success story.

in Consultancy - on 15/3/08

Jacobsen seven unit fairway mower is first choice for Whitekirk Golf & Country Club

Bruce Mathieson is Head Greenkeeper at Whitekirk Golf and Country Club and is a passionate advocate for the Jacobsen LF-4677, a wide area fairway mower...

in Industry News - on 15/3/08

Tool Carrier

Campey's are demonstrating their new machines at various venues throughout the UK and ireland

in Industry News - on 14/3/08

Parts training places up for grabs

Applications are already being received from John Deere dealers for places on the 2008/2009 Parts Tech training programme for aspiring parts...

in Industry News - on 14/3/08