March 2009 (Page 1)


Building on success the STRI are adding to their South East consultancy team to cater for an increasing and diversifying demand for their services.

in Industry News - on 31/3/09

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Etesia’s managing director, Patrick Vives recently made a special trip from the company’s headquarters in France to visit Scotland – his mission...

in Industry News - on 31/3/09


This annual event celebrates the vocational training achievements of individuals, colleges, employers and employees.

in Schools & Colleges - on 31/3/09

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Parks & Grounds Machinery of Bidford-on-Avon in Warwickshire will be marking its fifth year as a machinery exhibitor at the Royal Show by also celebrating...

in Industry News - on 31/3/09

The grass is always greener

British talent is once again being tempted overseas

in Football - on 30/3/09

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Fusarium infections ran riot under the blanket of snow in February. With weather conditions warming up old lesions could spring back into life on new growth....

in Industry News - on 30/3/09

Golf clubs 'dying because players can't afford a round'

Hundreds of golf clubs throughout the UK are fighting for survival during the economic downturn as cash-strapped players cut their spending.

in Golf - on 30/3/09


Anyone for a Baileys?

Bailey’s of Norfolk is a family run business that has been supplying topsoil products to the sportsturf industry since 1976. When speaking to Managing...

in Industry News - on 29/3/09

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Compatibility with existing installations also makes system ideal for repairs and renovations

in Industry News - on 28/3/09

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Spring is traditionally the time to clean up paths, roadways and hard surfaces and pick up stray fallen leaves and twigs from grassed areas ready for summer....

in Industry News - on 28/3/09

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Len Smith, the former Head Groundsman at Glamorgan County Cricket Club’s SWALEC Stadium, is the 2008 winner of the ECB’s Achievements in Cricket Groundsmanship...

in Industry News - on 28/3/09

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Once-troublesome sloping grounds surrounding a Nottinghamshire stately home have proved no match for Toro’s Groundsmaster 3280-D rotary mower.

in Industry News - on 27/3/09

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This little lot is the last third of a keenly anticipated shipment of 12 PegasusS2 493 Classic mowers ordered by one customer for delivery in January and...

in Industry News - on 27/3/09

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Emmett Curran, Head Greenkeeper at Downpatrick Golf Club in Northern Ireland is the first person to break par at the RJL golf course at Ransomes Jacobsen’s...

in Golf - on 27/3/09

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John Deere is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with the National Nines Open Championships golf tournament in 2009.

in Industry News - on 26/3/09

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Operation Pollinator

A new project designed to reverse the desperate plight of bumblebees and pollinating insects in the UK, by restoring and creating valuable habitats on...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 26/3/09


Rolawn Medallion turf has been used to transform Warwick Castle’s spectacular medieval central courtyard.

in Industry News - on 26/3/09

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Groundsmen can now benefit from sustained mowing power under tough conditions with John Deere’s new range of commercial mowers.

in Industry News - on 26/3/09

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Canons Brook Golf Club members can now look forward to teeing-off on natural turf for longer, thanks to Barenbrug’s BAR 50 SOS.

in Industry News - on 25/3/09

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Scotts hosted the Turfgrass Growers Association’s Spring members’ meeting at the STRI recently.

in Industry News - on 25/3/09