October 2013 (Page 1)

Things that annoy greenkeepers!

Annoyed Greenkeepers

Anthony Stockwell, former greenkeeper and now teacher of Sports Turf at a land based college in Kent, gives us his countdown from 10 to 1 of the worst...

in Golf - on 31/10/13

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Toro for Royal St George

World famous Royal St George’s Golf Club is celebrating the arrival of its first Toro machinery fleet, worth £330,000.

in Golf - on 31/10/13


SweepEx for snow

The versatility of a push broom is well worth considering, especially at this time of year when there are leaves to be cleared and snow may be just around...

in Industry News - on 31/10/13

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Deere service training

John Deere Limited and its training partner Babcock have announced a new Customer Service Tech qualification to run alongside the established Ag Tech,...

in Industry News - on 31/10/13

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A more modern approach

The challenge, for pitch cover manufacturers has been to redevelop the systems and to broaden the product range to showcase the product and the advantages...

in Football - on 31/10/13

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Disease Control Advice

Alan Abel, a Complete Weed Control franchisee for over 30 years, gives his take on disease management going into the colder weather.

in Pests & Diseases - on 30/10/13


Ten Lucky Greenkeepers

Here are the ten BIGGA members who will be flying to Florida in February for the Golf Industry Show courtesy of Bernhard.

in Golf - on 30/10/13

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Go west young man

Exeter University’s sports facilities are spread over four sites in and around the city. Charged with maintaining these surfaces is Kevin Byrne and his...

in Football - on 30/10/13

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United behind Allett

Manchester United FC is reputed to be the most popular football club in the world with one of the highest average home attendance figures in Europe.

in Football - on 29/10/13

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Dealer day at St George's

An excellent turnout of the top machinery dealerships from the UK

in Industry News - on 29/10/13

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Popular vac sweeper

Justin Robinson, has added a Trilo S4 Vacuum Sweeper to his equipment fleet and has found it to be “a year round multi-use piece of kit.”

in Industry News - on 29/10/13

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A triple edged sword!

Wigan Athletic became the first club to win the FA Cup and be relegated from the Premier League in the same season. Head Groundsman, Ian Forshaw, talks...

in Football - on 29/10/13

Dave Orchard demostrates Formulation Technology

StressGard™ technology

What do vinaigrette, a deflated football & Bayer’s Interface™ all have in common?

in Industry News - on 28/10/13


Excellent drainage

Duncan Ross, the Ormskirk-based sportsturf contractor, has successfully completed the drainage part of a re-development project at Clitheroe Golf Club

in Industry News - on 28/10/13

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Check your tines

Fitting inferior parts can bring problems, warns Toro

in Industry News - on 28/10/13

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Why is ecology important?

Antony Wainwright, a previous winner of Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year, continues his series of articles on conservation and the ecology

in Conservation & Ecology - on 28/10/13

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Tulips at Arundle Castle

Arundel Castle Gardeners Plant 36,000 Spring Bulbs

in Industry News - on 27/10/13


Charity 30 mile run

A greenkeeper is taking on a 30-mile run to raise money for the fight against cancer.

in Golf - on 27/10/13

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Bee immunity issue

A team of researchers with members from several universities in Italy has found that exposure to the common pesticide clothianidin can cause immunity problems...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 27/10/13


Inspiring a Generation

As the 2012 Olympic legacy reached its inaugural anniversary, the mission to ‘inspire a generation’ burns brightly

in Training & Education - on 27/10/13