August 2012 (Page 1)

Grandfather rights to end in 2015

Grandfather rights

The Sustainable Use Directive has announced the following Certification of Sprayer Operators guidelines

in Industry News - on 31/8/12


Watch out for Leaf Spot

Autumn is the period when leaf spot can become prevalent. Dr Kate Entwistle offers some advice on diagnosis and prevention

in Consultancy - on 31/8/12

Dulwich College 7700 mower A

The reliability and precision of a John Deere mower have proved essential qualities in the turf maintenance programme of historic Dulwich College in south...

in Industry News - on 31/8/12


Sport for all

It’s the current debate, the Olympics still fresh in many people’s minds, what sporting legacy will be left behind? There has been a fascinating thread...

in Industry News - on 31/8/12

GM Jolliffe Ltd with AFT Wizz Wheel at Brentwood Prep School (77)

Replacing his excavators with a purpose-built AFT Wizz Wheel 75 trencher has resulted in significant savings for Kent based contractors GM Jolliffe Ltd....

in Industry News - on 30/8/12

National Action Plan for the Amenity Sector

Amenity Forum launches campaign

in Industry News - on 30/8/12

Syngenta to acquire DuPont Professional Products business

Syngenta announced today that it has agreed to acquire the DuPont Professional Products insecticide business, a leading supplier of innovative products...

in Industry News - on 30/8/12


John Deere's 175th

Members of the turfcare press were invited to the USA to celebrate John Deere’s 175th anniversary. The company has achieved iconic status in America,...

in Industry News - on 30/8/12

stuart 17

After four days of pushing three Ransomes pedestrain mowers one hundred and thirty plus miles, Tim Johnson and his team finally crossed the finish line...

in Industry News - on 29/8/12

Bernhard & Co have joined the GTC’s Quality Assured Scheme.

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) is pleased to announce that Bernhard & Co have joined the GTC’s Quality Assured Scheme.

in Industry News - on 29/8/12

Peel 009A

Peel Golf Club is a picturesque course situated on the west coast of the Isle of Man. Established in 1895, it was opened to help establish the town’s...

in Industry News - on 29/8/12

PR4045 Surrey Sports Park2

Surrey Sports Park, part of the University of Surrey in Guildford, has invested in a new Toro Reelmaster 7000-D wide-area-cut mower to tend to its world-class...

in Industry News - on 29/8/12


Stanley J. Zontek, the director of the USGA Green Section’s Mid-Atlantic Region, passed away Aug. 28 after suffering a heart attack. He was 63 years...

in Industry News - on 29/8/12

lost mower

A Ride-on lawn mower and pitch-marker used by a football and cricket club has been stolen, leaving a junior club thousands of pounds out of pocket.

in Football - on 28/8/12

New Major Website

Major Equipment Ltd has announced the launch of their new multi-lingual website.

in Industry News - on 28/8/12

PR4046 golf greens booklet

Specialist grass seed breeder shares findings of groundbreaking trials on best grass seed solution for golf greens in new booklet.

in Industry News - on 28/8/12


Dixie Grammar School

After nearly twenty-five years working in top-flight professional football, Stephen Green has become the new Head Groundsman at the Dixie Grammar School...

in Schools & Colleges - on 28/8/12


Hunting billbugs

Addressing the Emergence of Two New Turfgrass Insect Pests in the United States. Report by Diane E Silcox, Terri Hoctor Billeisen, and Rick L Brandenburg,...

in Industry News - on 27/8/12

 Sunderland accused after Reading game called off

Sunderland’s decision to host a series of pop concerts over the summer will be questioned after they were forced to call off their opening home game...

in Football - on 27/8/12


Artificial pitches

Nick Harris of Technical Surfaces Ltd outlines some of the works that can - and should - be completed during warm, dry weather, and why the temptation...

in Synthetics - on 27/8/12