February 2016 (Page 1)

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Pitchcare join Campey

Pitchcare are delighted to be joining Campey Turf Care Systems and a host of leading industry companies including Dennis, Sisis, ICL, Limagrain and New...

in Industry News - on 29/2/16


New pitch for Hampden

The company responsible for Scotland’s national stadium have announced they will be laying a new turf ahead of the Scottish League Cup final

in Industry News - on 29/2/16

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Fleet refresh at Morgado

Two golf courses, orange groves and a herd of cattle - all in a day's work at Morgado do Reguengo Resort in Portugal

in Industry News - on 29/2/16


Man injured by rugby post

A father watching his son play rugby suffered head injuries when a post fell on his head

in Industry News - on 29/2/16

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Even more Etesia models

Following the successful launch of the rear roller kit for their 41cm pedestrian rotary models last year, Etesia has announced that the kit is now also...

in Industry News - on 29/2/16

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Adapting to stay on top

In the first of a series of articles, father and son team David and John Lawrence talk about how the groundcare team have had to adapt their winter regime...

in Tennis - on 29/2/16

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Verde-Cal for black layer

AQUA-AID's Verde-Cal G was recently trialed at Dunmurry Springs Golf Club, Kildare, producing excellent results in removing black layer from the club's...

in Industry News - on 28/2/16

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Toro slash repair costs

When you've been at a golf course since its very beginning, overseeing its construction and grow-in all the way to it hosting Tiger Woods winning the World...

in Golf - on 28/2/16

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Students visit Ransomes

Eleven students from Northgate High School in Ipswich visited Ransomes Jacobsen's European Head Office as part of their involvement in the Greenpower IET...

in Industry News - on 27/2/16

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Early start stops stress

Starting wetting agent programmes earlier this spring will aid faster recovery of turf quality, and ensure plants remain healthier through the summer

in Industry News - on 27/2/16

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Pesticide (mis)use take 2

Pitchcare’s Alice Northrop continues her investigations into just who is responsible for the policing of professional pesticides. Spurred on by the responses...

in Industry News - on 27/2/16


World Bowls Championships

Pitchcare has teamed up with the British Crown Green Bowls Association as the main sponsor of its forthcoming World Team Championships

in Industry News - on 26/2/16


ETL's 20th Anniversary

European Turfgrass Laboratories Ltd are pleased to announce the company’s 20th anniversary. Formed in 1996 by six of the UK’s leading agronomists

in Industry News - on 26/2/16


3G approval flawed

The recent controversy over the possible carcinogenic effects of the ‘rubber crumb’ infill used on most artificial sports pitches has, in the author's...

in Industry News - on 26/2/16

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No crumbs of comfort!

The weather through January and into February continued to be challenging for everyone involved in getting turf ready for play. The continual bombardment...

in Editorial - on 26/2/16

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Lynx Smart Hub launched

The Lynx Smart Hub is a new type of field controller that adds security, programmability and sensing to the benefits and simplicity of a two-wire system...

in Industry News - on 25/2/16

Warrington Golf Club

Warrington GC get HH wear

Warrington Golf Club’s Agronomy Department have recently been fully kitted out in Helly Hansen Workwear. Course Manager John McLoughlin discusses the...

in Industry News - on 25/2/16


CGM choose Ransomes fleet

CGM Group Maintenance, based at Downham Market in Norfolk, took delivery of seven new Ransomes Parkway 3 ride-on cylinder mowers from Ernest Doe & Sons...

in Industry News - on 25/2/16

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Winning sprayer tips

Dan Lightfoot, Syngenta UK Business Manager, visited the winner of the amenity turf boom sprayer category, Andrew Kerr from West Malling Golf Club in Kent,...

in Golf - on 25/2/16

RBS 6 nations Scotland v England STB no ball

Spot the Ball

Spot the Ball makes its return to coincide with the RBS 6 Nations, giving you the chance to win a £50 Pitchcare voucher to spend in our Online Store.

in Rugby - on 24/2/16