February 2010 (page 2)

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Oh Rats!

Excluding the ones you work with or are married to, experts reckon that, when you are outside, you are never more than eight feet from a rat! But, how...

in Consultancy - on 23/2/10

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A MULTI-million pound deal has been struck to form the UK’s largest manufacturer and supplier of recycled rubber garden products.

in Industry News - on 22/2/10

SISIS Spring into Action

SISIS EQUIPMENT (Macclesfield) LIMITED, Europe’s leading designer and manufacturer of sports ground, golf course and synthetic equipment will be holding...

in Industry News - on 22/2/10

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Limagrain UK has appointed Blade Amenity Ltd as a new distributor for their range of MM sport turf mixtures and also the Designer range grass seed mixtures...

in Industry News - on 22/2/10

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Chester Zoo

When a press release titled “Specialist turf for zoo” landed in our editor’s email inbox he was off on a ‘wild animal chase’, before you could...

in Best of the Rest - on 22/2/10

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In just four months time common ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) will start to cover the countryside with swathes of golden yellow flowers but by this time it...

in Industry News - on 21/2/10

Still green at 90

Tarcutta sporting legend and bowling club stalwart Leslie Weston is likely to become the oldest greenkeeper in the world when he reaches a milestone 90...

in Bowls - on 21/2/10

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... and the first was mowing poa. In a series of three articles golf consultant, Kevin Munt, considers the golf green management options for three differing...

in Golf - on 21/2/10

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Birds and golf courses - a guide to habitat management is a splendid publication from the RSPB and the R&A.

in Golf - on 20/2/10

Aston Villa Carling Cup Final: Why life's a pitch for Villa fan Eddie

He’s the only Villa fan in the world who is happy that he will be working during next Sunday’s Carling Cup final.

in Football - on 20/2/10

Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium designed to be a theatre of dreams from 1910

For the workers hurrying from their factories a century ago today, crossing the Canal Bridge and streaming towards the gleaming turnstiles, Manchester...

in Football - on 20/2/10

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Whilst other clubs waited nervously to see just how their existing ground sheets would cope with severe frost in late January/early February, the directors...

in Football - on 20/2/10

Wigan to get new pitch

Club confirms that DW Stadium pitch to be replaced

in Football - on 20/2/10

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Tank Mixing

Tank mixing can provide savings in time and cost, but what do some of the leading experts in the industry recommend?

in Consultancy - on 20/2/10

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John Deere dealership JE Buckle Engineers celebrates its 40th anniversary this April, and will be hosting open days at its new Bedfordshire premises in...

in Industry News - on 19/2/10

Tributes to head groundsman

Tributes were paid yesterday to Chepstow Racecourse’s long-serving head groundsman who died aged 50, after suffering from cancer.

in Equestrian - on 19/2/10

'Fantastic' TORO Grandstand the answer for Cleethorpes Golf Club

When Cleethorpes Golf Club’s pedestrian mower needed to be replaced, course manager Rob Welford carried out a thorough review of the possible...

in Golf - on 19/2/10

Lely Strengthens Turfcare Activities by Acquiring SC Svend Carlsen

Move sees Lely Group obtain exclusive Toro distribution in Denmark.

in Industry News - on 19/2/10

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Amenity Best Practice

Half full or half empty? Richard Minton, of the Crop Protection Association, outlines what the industry needs to do to ensure continued use of pesticides...

in Industry News - on 19/2/10

County Turf launches new website

North-Lincolnshire based turf grower, County Turf, has launched a new website.

in Industry News - on 18/2/10