August 2009 (page 2)

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Syngenta and Bernhard and Company have joined forces to provide greenkeepers and turf managers with a series of seminars to help get turf in shape for...

in Industry News - on 24/8/09

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Superseding the popular ZD Series, the new ZD326 zero turn mower from Kubota is a state-of-the-art machine which sets new standards in quality, performance,...

in Industry News - on 23/8/09


In this, his final article in the ‘The Short Cut’ series, Greg explores two further elements critical to successful greenkeeping; machinery and...

in Golf - on 23/8/09

Oval groundsman deserves knighthood

WE’RE all carrying too many scars from great England disasters of the past not to remain convinced that Australia will knock off the 546 runs they require...

in Cricket - on 23/8/09


Dr. Mark Howieson, Product Development Specialist, Becker Underwood Inc. discusses silicon amendments for stronger, more stress resistant turf

in Consultancy - on 23/8/09

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The installation of nine bat boxes in an Essex park crowns the commitment of a local authority to restore the health of mature trees for the enjoyment...

in Industry News - on 22/8/09

Wetting Agents

Soil water repellency (SWR) occurs on many golf courses in the UK and Ireland. There are numerous causes of SWR, such as preferential flow of water, fungal...

in Consultancy - on 22/8/09


Fertiliser Facts

Richard Lawrence, Managing Director of Environmental Turf Technology, offers an in-depth look at what a soil test might reveal and the effects each element...

in Consultancy - on 22/8/09

U2 Hampden gig may knock Albion Rovers of top spot

Table Topping Albion Rovers’ bid to stay at the summit of the Third Division could be wrecked by rock gods U2.

in Football - on 21/8/09

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Greens staff at Ashburnham Golf Club who have been using the Raycam Triplex Greens Brush for the past three months are so impressed with it that a second...

in Industry News - on 21/8/09


Parramatta matters ...

Pitchcare Oceania’s Simon Kars talks to Dave Hinkley, Head Groundsman at the Parramatta Stadium about life at one of Sydney’s most popular venues where,...

in Industry News - on 21/8/09

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The name ‘Wessex’ has been recognised and respected throughout the groundcare and agricultural markets for nearly 40 years, and the familiar black,...

in Industry News - on 20/8/09

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Late summer turf growth gives an ideal opportunity to assess Ryegrass populations and the potential to improve turf quality over the autumn with Rescue...

in Industry News - on 20/8/09

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The Brit Oval has become the first cricket ground in the world to install a state-of-the-art TurfTrax Weather System.

in Cricket - on 20/8/09


As the country’s most visited zoo, Chester Zoo sees more than a million visitors stampede its grassed walkways and public spaces each year, invariably...

in Industry News - on 20/8/09

Manchester United apply to Trafford Council to host concerts at the end of the Premier League season

Manchester United Football Club has put in a bid to host concert events for seven days each year.

in Football - on 19/8/09

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Complete Weed Control have a brand new location at this year’s show, where their extensive demo plot will enable visitors to see the company’s groundbreaking...

in Parks - on 19/8/09

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Soil - biology or chemist

With the cost of fertiliser rocketing this year, many turf managers are looking at alternatives for producing and managing high quality playing surfaces....

in Consultancy - on 19/8/09

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CLS selfdrive has recently added a new piece of machinery to their extensive range of hire equipment. Kongskilde’s Stonebear Stone Rake is designed to...

in Industry News - on 19/8/09

Brian O'Shaughnessy

Sports grounds, golf clubs and local authorities in Ireland will have improved access to the very latest developments in sports turf machinery and technical...

in Industry News - on 18/8/09