December 2008 (page 2)

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Mottram Hall Golf Club now has precise control of the water on its course, thanks to the TrunkPump from Campey Turfcare. Flooding can be cleared or irrigation...

in Industry News - on 22/12/08

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Newcastle United Football Club’s Head Groundsman Mick Curran has returned to his local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, Rickerby Ltd, and added three new mowers...

in Industry News - on 22/12/08

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Dutch Courage

The governing body of cricket in the Netherlands, the KNCB, has initiated a three year programme to promote natural grass pitches in the country. Overseeing...

in Cricket - on 22/12/08

Ponting Bemoans Lifeless Pitch

Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has hit out at the flat wicket at the WACA after South Africa successfully chased down a target of 414 to win the second...

in Cricket - on 22/12/08

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Weather-wise this summer was a washout but it has actually helped the new stem injection treatment method for Japanese Knotweed come into its own.

in Consultancy - on 22/12/08

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Ransomes Jacobsen’s Spanish distributor, Green Mowers, has experienced strong sales this season and this is continuing with recent deliveries of equipment...

in Industry News - on 21/12/08

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Baroness pedestrian greensmowers deliver the most uniform cut of any mower on the market offering informed golf course managers the opportunity to cut...

in Industry News - on 21/12/08

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With many financial analysts and banks predicting an upturn in the UK economy in the second half of 2009, JSM Distribution have announced a finance package...

in Industry News - on 20/12/08

The new Wheeled Sandbander will be exhibited at BTME 2009.

The Sandbander has revolutionised the way sand slits are installed on sport surfaces.

in Industry News - on 20/12/08

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Following on from the UK launch of AgriMetal ‘low decibel’ blowers this autumn, JSM Distribution are to expand the choice of AgriMetal products available...

in Industry News - on 20/12/08

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Kerran Daly, Courses Manager at the 36-hole Gog Magog Golf Club near Cambridge, has taken delivery of two all-electric E-Z-GO MPT golf utility vehicles...

in Industry News - on 19/12/08

NFU hits out at EU's "poor science" behind pesticide ban

The NFU has reacted angrily to a compromise agreement on EU control of pesticide use, and has called for farmers and growers to write to their MEPs to...

in Industry News - on 19/12/08

Pitch may cost us - Coppell

Royals boss Steve Coppell is less than impressed with the Madejski Stadium pitch.

in Football - on 19/12/08

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Four members of staff from Scotts Professional’s turf & amenity business have been promoted into new roles.

in Industry News - on 19/12/08

Aberdeen Town Council prepared to close Golf Course

Aberdeen town councillors are prepared to close one of the city's four muncipal golf courses

in Golf - on 19/12/08

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Loam and love

Alan Hill, 83, has been Willington Cricket Club’s groundsman for 44 years – despite living 13 miles away in Chester-le-Street.

in Cricket - on 19/12/08

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Setting the standard

The measurement of the performance characteristics of a sports field provides knowledge of the current condition of the sports field, and enables comparisons...

in Industry News - on 18/12/08

Growers gather to debate issues affecting turf production

The Turfgrass Growers Association (TGA) recorded its best ever turn out for a members meeting recently when growers from across the UK gathered in...

in Industry News - on 18/12/08

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JSM Distribution has reached agreement to exclusively distribute Classen products and the Aeravator product line in the UK. Both portfolios were previously...

in Industry News - on 17/12/08

Grass Roots greenkeepers ought to be recognised

Tight budgets, lack of staff, demanding members – these are just everyday problems facing U.K. greenkeepers, not to mention the weather.

in Golf - on 17/12/08