December 2014 (Page 3)

Eric Samuelson

Erik Samuelson 'excited'

The supremo at AFC Wimbledon is confident the multi-million pound stadium plan for Plough Lane will be approved, realising a dream the club has had for...

in Industry News - on 17/12/14


Hazard - EU decisions

The Pope has had a little dig at the EU institutions suggesting that they have lost their way and that they view the member states “with aloofness, mistrust...

in Chemicals & Fertilisers - on 16/12/14

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Amazone spreading out

The 2015 show season kicks off in January with the second LAMMA Show to be held in Peterborough.

in Industry News - on 16/12/14

Ag Tech C & Turf Tech 2014

John Deere Apprenticeship

John Deere’s award winning apprenticeship programme has raised the bar yet again, setting another record for the new training season’s intake for the...

in Industry News - on 16/12/14

BTME to learn Howard's Way

BTME learn Howard's Way

Golf-course architect Howard Swan will be presenting a series of workshops at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) in January, in association with...

in Industry News - on 15/12/14

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Mike Beardall 1952-2014

It is with much sadness that we inform you of the passing of Mike Beardall, the former editor of The Groundsman magazine

in Industry News - on 15/12/14

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Replay Maintenance FA Cup

The 1st round of the FA Cup recently made its debut on a 3G artificial pitch between Maidstone and Stevenage with synthetic surface maintenance specialists...

in Industry News - on 15/12/14


A Living Landscape

In Hertfordshire, there are more than seventy golf courses. By their very nature they are relatively large areas of countryside, much of which is made...

in Golf - on 15/12/14

Hampden Park

Hampden Park approves SIS

The renowned `Hampden Roar` will be heard in full voice in January, when the first competitive game on the Park’s new match pitch kicks off.

in Industry News - on 14/12/14

Terry Scourfield

The non-league groundsmen

WITH the festive season approaching, the games are coming thick and fast in local non-league football.

in Industry News - on 14/12/14

ATT New Premises

ATT sees reward with move

Manufacturers of the TMSystem™ and revolutionary INFiNiSystem™, Advanced Turf Technology, have taken over newly refurbished accommodation at their...

in Industry News - on 14/12/14

New Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship Standard (England)

GTC Golf Apprentices

Golf is big business and makes a contribution of £3.4 billion per annum to the English economy. Employers have benefitted greatly over many years from...

in Industry News - on 14/12/14

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Gianni Ferrari new mower

Several UK dealers for Gianni Ferrari joined them at the recent EIMA show in Bologna, Italy.

in Industry News - on 13/12/14

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Golf club trophies stolen

Dozens of golf clubs, especially in the south east of England, have had their trophies stolen in raids over the last two years.

in Industry News - on 13/12/14


Tillers Turf at BTME

NEW, seen for the first time ever at BTME, is Tillers’ Poa Greens turf. Poa Greens turf is grown on USGA sand to ensure compatibility with the rootzone....

in Industry News - on 13/12/14

CWC at BTME 2015

CWC at BTME 2015

Complete Weed Control (CWC), the UK’s largest weed control contractor, will be at BTME 2015. Visitors to the Harrogate exhibition will be able to find...

in Industry News - on 13/12/14

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Turf War for World Cup

Players amend complaint before Human Rights Tribunal. Players opposing the use of artificial turf at next year's Women's World Cup won a partial victory...

in Industry News - on 12/12/14

Radwinter Bowls Club

Terrain Aeration

Run by its members, Essex based Radwinter Bowls Club has a number of teams playing in the Essex and Steeple Bumstead leagues.

in Industry News - on 12/12/14

USGA Green Section Receives Award

USGA Green Section Award

The Southwest Turfgrass Association presented the “Arden A. Baltensperger Lifetime Achievement Award” to the Green Section Research Program. The award...

in Industry News - on 12/12/14

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Dutch courage

Scotsman Allan Salmond has spent the majority of his career working in The Netherlands, having qualified at Elmwood College in his home country. In this...

in Golf - on 12/12/14