May 2014 (Page 2)

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Dead Man’s Finger!

Hemlock Water Dropwort is one of the lesser known weeds, but knowing how to identify and control it may be a life saver this spring. Monsanto’s Manda...

in Pests & Diseases - on 26/5/14

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Droitwich switch to Toro

Droitwich Golf Club in Worcestershire has taken the major decision to switch machinery makes and opted to sign up with Toro for a five-year exclusivity...

in Industry News - on 25/5/14

Scientists call for 'evidence-driven' neonicotinoid debate

Call for a debate

An international panel of scientists has called for an "evidence-driven debate" over whether a widely used type of insecticide is to blame for declines...

in Industry News - on 25/5/14

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Ten Years on

In April this year Sweepfast Ltd reached a significant milestone as it passed its tenth birthday. Eleven years ago when I started looking for a solution...

in Synthetics - on 25/5/14


35 years at the Vale

The Vale job is a labour of love for Steve Speed, and has been since he came to the club in May 1979.

in Football - on 24/5/14


Mark appointed President

Mark Kibblewhite, Principal of MK Soil Science based in Beaminster, Dorset, and an Emeritus Professor at Cranfield University, is the new President of...

in Industry News - on 24/5/14


Groundsman helps clubs

March Town Cricket Club members at Lords. Former March Town Cricket Club President Mel Pooley and Junior Cricket Coach Toby Nulty were invited to Lord's...

in Industry News - on 24/5/14


Don’t get caught out!

It’s amazing how many people are unaware of the regulations here in the UK in relation to the storage and disposal of chemicals.

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 24/5/14


Hard work for Blackburn

Blackburn Rovers’ players may be winding down after a gruelling Championship campaign but the hard work is only just beginning for the man behind their...

in Industry News - on 23/5/14

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Andy continues to educate

Everris, the leading manufacturer and supplier of fertilizers, plant protection products and grass seeds, has appointed Dr Andy Owen as International Technical...

in Industry News - on 23/5/14

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Harrowing experience

The experience being that Wessex International has taken fifty years of manufacturing and the traditional harrow to make one specially designed for compact...

in Industry News - on 23/5/14

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Add a splash of colour

Wildflowers used to be in abundance all over the UK, however over the last century wildflower meadows have radically declined by more than 90%.

in Editorial - on 23/5/14

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David Cole recognised

Congratulations to David Cole, Director of Golf Course and Estates at Loch Lomond Golf Club, who has become BIGGA’s 64th Master Greenkeeper.

in Industry News - on 22/5/14

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Perennial wins at Chelsea

The collaboration between garden designer, occupational charity and the horticulture industry has been richly rewarded today as Perennial celebrates winning...

in Industry News - on 22/5/14

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Total-play helps clubs

It’s been a busy year so far for cricket playing surface specialist total-play Ltd. The team has been working on natural and non-turf projects across...

in Industry News - on 22/5/14

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The Drainage Game

After the wettest winter on record, drainage is under the spotlight on sports surfaces. Mike Beardall examines the facts and explains the various methods...

in Drainage & Irrigation - on 22/5/14

Could artificial turf be causing cancer?

Is artificial dangerous?

A local soccer coach is raising serious questions about the material used to make artificial athletic fields

in Industry News - on 21/5/14


Fantasy Football Winners

Once again, it’s that time of the year to dish out the season’s bragging rights and prize money. We may not have seen emotional farewells or a dramatic...

in Industry News - on 21/5/14

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GP400 for Seaside GC

A greens mower manufactured less than 60 miles away on the production line at the Ransomes Jacobsen factory in Ipswich, is being used at Great Yarmouth...

in Golf - on 21/5/14

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Stadium Turf Conference

World experiences have been brought together today at the Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia. The hosts Engo Group put on a line up of speakers...

in Industry News - on 20/5/14