December 2008 (Page 2)


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


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


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


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


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