December 2008 (page 1)

Use of Ethofumesate

The herbicide ethofumesate has been used to control the weedgrass annual meadow-grass in high quality managed amenity turf. Historically formulations of...

in Industry News - on 31/12/08

Andy Peirson has been appointed Kent Cricket Club’s new Ground Co-ordinator.

in Cricket - on 30/12/08

Bath Golf Club Course manager Andy Boyce has been selected to attend the American Golf Course Superintendents Education Conference, to be held in New Orleans...

in Golf - on 30/12/08

The Parks and Countryside Department at Sheffield City Council has upgraded to the latest version of Ransomes Jacobsen’s remote controlled slope mower,...

in Industry News - on 29/12/08

Cultivation

Cultivation practices are critical for reducing soil compaction and organic matter accumulation. Compacted soils negatively impact root growth causing...

in Consultancy - on 29/12/08

Dunfermline could be up to £30,000 out of pocket after their match was cancelled on Saturday when groundsmen were caught out by a sudden cold snap.

in Football - on 29/12/08

Jason Hunter, aka Sipho, winter sports groundsman at Charterhouse School, has a ‘thing’ about young couples, the old, teachers ... anger management...

in People - on 28/12/08

John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Limited, one of the UK’s largest privately owned landscape maintenance service providers, has won two prestigious...

in Industry News - on 28/12/08

J Pugh-Lewis, well known for their sports ground construction and drainage, also operate an ISO 9001:2000 quality assured fencing service, which has been...

in Industry News - on 27/12/08

A Cheshire golf club has been commended by the Royal and Ancient and promoted nationally as an example to others for its award-winning efforts to manage...

in Golf - on 27/12/08

Notts Sport’s Multi-Use Games Areas can transform an existing asphalt, concrete or stone area – and inject new life into club and community...

in Synthetics - on 26/12/08

It is usually players who suffer the “yips”, that nervous condition that blights their putts and ruins their game. But now it is greenkeepers who are...

in Golf - on 26/12/08

Ashes challenge

In his first media interview since being appointed as head groundsman for Glamorgan County Cricket Club, Keith told the Rutland Times about the honour...

in Cricket - on 26/12/08

John Deere has been named the official equipment sponsor of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, by the World Games 2010 Foundation. The Games...

in Industry News - on 25/12/08

This article aims to explore some of the reasons why a sandy soil/rootzone may fail to drain effectively. It draws on the agronomic experiences and observations...

in Consultancy - on 25/12/08

Jardineira Sant Narcis, the grounds care company responsible for the pitch maintenance at the Nou Estadi, home to Gimnàstic de Tarragona in the Catalan...

in Industry News - on 25/12/08

Contractors looking to ride-out the credit crunch and increase profits through grass cutting will find help is at hand with Etesia’s latest finance deal...

in Industry News - on 24/12/08

Lubricating Cutting Units

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 24/12/08