January 2011 (Page 1)

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ales of the latest hybrid ride-on greens mower from Ransomes Jacobsen, the Eclipse 322, have begun to penetrate into the southwest of England with deliveries...

in Golf - on 31/1/11

Jeremy Parkman, MJ Abbott

Former greenkeeper and inventor of Bunker Plug, Jeremy Parkman, has joined MJ Abbott Limited as Technical Sales Executive.

in Industry News - on 31/1/11


Salisbury, Ayr and Market Rasen were the big winners as the results of the 2010 Neil Wyatt Racecourse Groundstaff Awards were announced.

in Equestrian - on 31/1/11


From Head Greenkeeper to College Lecturer to Head Groundsman and, finally, Facilities Manager, John Litster talks about developments at the Murrayfield...

in Rugby - on 31/1/11

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Charterhouse’s Speedseed is the market leading overseeder, rejuvenating fine turf effectively by placing seeds in slots made by a spiked roller, avoiding...

in Industry News - on 30/1/11

Vitanica RZ

Visitors to BTME 2011 have enjoyed the first opportunity to access a fertiliser solution tailored to their specific needs with the launch of British Seed...

in Industry News - on 30/1/11

RSPB launches 'big garden birdwatch' survey

One of the world's largest wildlife surveys, "the big garden birdwatch" is being launched by the UK's Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 30/1/11

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Arising from the flood

Focusing the racing programme on the summer months, and a concerted effort by the grounds team to provide consistently good going, has been rewarded by...

in Equestrian - on 30/1/11

New direction for England’s public forest estate

England’s best known historic forests will be protected for future generations under proposals announced by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

in Industry News - on 29/1/11


The Grass Group unveiled a revolutionary new, complete fine turf management solution at BTME 2011.

in Industry News - on 29/1/11

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Ian Howard, Managing Director of Dennis is delighted to announce that as from 4th January 2011, Sisis has become a division of Howardson Ltd, alongside...

in Industry News - on 29/1/11

Stuart Staples, Scotts

Stuart Staples, Scotts Professional’s International Technical Manager, says that turf managers can save time and money while improving the health of...

in Industry News - on 28/1/11

1036 VD 215 013 + Carrier

The pair is creating a new self propelled walk-in-front aerator, with the tyres falling within the aerators working width.

in Industry News - on 28/1/11

Patterson given Oval groundsman role

Scott Patterson has been promoted to the role of head groundsman at the Kia Oval.

in Cricket - on 28/1/11

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A new range of economically priced drag brushes have been developed to be used on artificial pitches.

in Industry News - on 28/1/11

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Kawasaki Engine & Power Products’ Saltex competition drew such a fantastic response that they have been able to announce two winners, Julian Gurney of...

in Industry News - on 28/1/11

Greenkeeper Garavan downs his tools

With over 35 years service as head-greenkeeper at Westport Golf Club, John Garavan retires this week and can look back on a job well done.

in Golf - on 28/1/11


Poisoned Chalice?

The industry faces the prospect of more sports pitches being created on contaminated land as virgin sites are snapped up by developers as prime building...

in Industry News - on 28/1/11

Some key visual differences between an ATT Chassis and the Imitation Chassis

TMSystemTM manufacturer, Advanced Turf Technology (ATT), have recently become aware of an inferior imitation chassis purporting to be for use with their...

in Industry News - on 27/1/11

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Rotherham Golf Club in south Yorkshire has become the latest course to upgrade to a top-performing Toro turf machinery fleet.

in Golf - on 27/1/11