January 2014 (Page 4)

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BTME to be biggest yet

BTME 2014 is shaping up to be one of the biggest and best yet with pre-registration topping 1,500, a sold-out exhibition and bookings for our education...

in Industry News - on 12/1/14

Thorney Lakes Golf Centre

A positive revolution

A revolution has taken place at Thorney Lakes Golf Centre in Cambridgeshire – that is how course manager Sid Matthews describes the switch to John Deere...

in Industry News - on 12/1/14

Agronomics SunriseMowing

A world without Oxygen?

With a squeeze on funds and resources, greenkeepers are under more pressure than ever before to produce the perfect playing surface reports David Snowden...

in Consultancy - on 12/1/14

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All change for Leicester

The former head groundsman for the Sky Blues has signed for fierce Midlands rivals Leicester City.

in Football - on 11/1/14

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New event at Wentworth

Company consults with greenkeepers as part of worldwide new product development programme to maintain its innovative leadership

in Industry News - on 11/1/14


To iSeed or not to iSeed

Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) was formed by the merger of Stroud and Filton College South in February 2012. It has three main campuses plus...

in Turf & Grass Seed - on 11/1/14

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Application of PGR

New trials to evaluate the optimum intervals for Primo Maxx application have concluded that Growing Degree Day (GDD) calculations used by greenkeepers...

in Industry News - on 10/1/14


Green for Tavistock

Located on the western slopes of Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock Golf Club enjoys excellent drainage and rarely closes.

in Golf - on 10/1/14

Halton Pitcher

Diamond Geezer

As far as volunteer groundsmen go, Glyn Lightfoot’s position is somewhat unusual

in Best of the Rest - on 10/1/14

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Smartcut a smart move

When budgets are tight, Greenkeepers may have to prolong the life of an existing triplex greens mower with replacement cutting units.

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 9/1/14

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Stig returns to BTME

BTME in January 2014 marks the return of ‘The Stig Driving Challenge’ on the Complete Weed Control stand, where visitors can also see the range of...

in Industry News - on 9/1/14

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Further flooding risks

Parts of Britain are at risk of more flooding, as the Met Office forecasts more heavy rain in the coming days.

in Industry News - on 8/1/14

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Etesia return to BTME

After an absence of ten years, Etesia returns to BTME in January 2014 to give greenkeepers and turf managers a chance to see an exciting range of new products....

in Industry News - on 8/1/14

Staverton GreenBunker

Anyone for tea?

Ken Barber, Course Manager at Staverton Park, is an avid user of compost tea. In this article, he explains his reasoning and methodology and suggests you...

in Golf - on 8/1/14

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Built to perform

Dennis and SISIS return to BTME 2014 on stand A5 with a continuation of the successful product launches from earlier this year. The joint stand will feature...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 7/1/14

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New chief for JCB

JCB’s John Patterson CBE, who rose through the ranks from field service engineer to Group Chief Executive, has retired after 43 years’ service.

in Industry News - on 7/1/14


Wildlife survey

A stocktake of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species studied have declined in the past 50 years.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 7/1/14


Managing the Committee

Paul Worster, recently elected onto the board of FEGGA, takes a look at the workings of the committees of a typical members’ golf club, professionals,...

in Golf - on 7/1/14


Ancient Woodland damage

It is "highly unlikely" ancient woodland would be destroyed under new plans to speed up the planning process, the government has insisted.

in Conservation & Ecology - on 6/1/14

Soil structure sampling equipment

Old fashioned research?

Dr Tim Lodge of Agrostis Turf Consultancy Ltd discusses the merits of old fashioned research work in natural turf improvement

in Consultancy - on 6/1/14