October 2008 (page 3)

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Head groundsman Robert Massey and deputy head groundsman Richard Beech of Uttoxeter Racecourse are pictured with two of John Deere’s HPX 4x4 Gator utility...

in Industry News - on 20/10/08


Grant Moran, Assistant Greenkeeper at Mortonhall Golf Club, Edinburgh will be winging his way to New York next month (Nov.) on a four day free trip including...

in Golf - on 19/10/08


Tong Yang Moolsan Co Ltd, manufacturer of the well known TYM tractors are pleased to announce that as of 1st October 2008 E U Distribution Ltd will be...

in Industry News - on 19/10/08


Following torrential rain over the last two summers causing water logging and missed matches at bowls clubs all over the country, the race is on, during...

in Bowls - on 18/10/08

Hughie and his green fingers

Committee man, chairman, groundsman and linesman. Four different jobs within a football club, varied positions they may be, but all are cogs in the wheel...

in Industry News - on 18/10/08

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Redexim is expanding its Verti-Drain range with a truly heavy duty machine for operators with the thoughtest decompaction jobs to tackle.

in Industry News - on 18/10/08

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Running rugby...

Having spent the past 35 years playing and coaching rugby, and maintaining the pitches, Pitchcare’s Laurence Gale MSc, offers his views on the current...

in Rugby - on 17/10/08

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Syngenta will be launching a new fungicide with unique contact and systemic action at Scotsturf next month (Edinburgh, 5-6 November).

in Industry News - on 17/10/08

Groundsman forced to retire

A Groundsman who has been part of the scenery in Earley for more than 30 years says he is being pushed out of his job because of his age.

in Industry News - on 17/10/08

Iceland bank crisis could hit parks funding

Green space departments whose councils had invested money in stricken Icelandic banks could face a funding squeeze, parks experts have warned.

in Local Authority - on 17/10/08


England legend Gary Lineker was on hand to officially open the new football pitches for disabled children at The Abbey School in Surrey.

in Football - on 16/10/08

Gull menace at cricket ground

Somerset cricket fans get upset by the odd batsman’s duck at Taunton’s County Ground.

in Cricket - on 16/10/08

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Appliance of science

Not all nematodes are bad nematodes! Historically, nematode has been a bad word in the turf industry, but that is about to change, according to Dr Andrew...

in Consultancy - on 16/10/08


Kyoeisha UK has been trading now for twelve months as the newest name on UK golf courses

in Industry News - on 16/10/08

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Following a wet summer with plenty of fast growing grass to cut and collect, those responsible for maintenance of our parks and public spaces are now faced...

in Industry News - on 16/10/08

NYC crumb rubber fact sheet ignores warnings.

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene issues fact sheet acknowledging the presence of PAHs, VOCs, MRSA, and Heavy Metals in Crumb Rubber,...

in Synthetics - on 15/10/08

Scotts buys Humax

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is pleased to announce that it has purchased the Humax business for an undisclosed sum.

in Industry News - on 15/10/08

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Continuing expansion of William Mulholland's grounds maintenance contract services has seen the addition of an 80hp MF 3635 tractor to his machinery...

in Industry News - on 15/10/08

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Greenkeepers planning major maintenance or new construction projects this winter can now hire Trakmats to protect their turf.

in Industry News - on 15/10/08

Bulgarian Greenkeepers Association join FEGGA

FEGGA is delighted to announce that he Bulgarian Greenkeepers Association have become Members of FEGGA

in Golf - on 14/10/08