August 2016 (Page 2)


Syngenta deal approved

Swiss agribusiness group Syngenta is set to be taken over in the biggest ever foreign takeover by a Chinese company

in Industry News - on 24/8/16

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Ransomes launch MP653 XC

The Ransomes MP653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m (14 foot) cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25%...

in Industry News - on 24/8/16

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Bryan scoops award

A Suffolk groundsman said he could not believe it when his name was announced as the winner of a national award

in Industry News - on 24/8/16

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Important to be nice?

PGA Trainer and Motivational Speaker Frank Newberry considers whether ‘being nice’ to people at work is always the best approach

in Consultancy - on 24/8/16


Wavertree set for revamp

Sport England and England Athletics are set to pump £465,500 into the refurbishment of Wavertree Athletics Centre outdoor running track

in Industry News - on 23/8/16


Trentham: to Infinity ...

Two years ago, Trentham Golf Club, near Stoke-on-Trent, came on board as a Toro Total Solutions customer and is now enjoying the complete installation...

in Industry News - on 23/8/16


Turf Tactics a success

On August 18th the Edgbaston Priory Club hosted ‘Turf Tactics’, a free day aimed at educating, improving skills, knowledge and techniques for preparation...

in Industry News - on 23/8/16


Tigers see Eclipse

A new, fully natural turf pitch is being installed at Welford Road in time for the start of the season

in Industry News - on 23/8/16

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Blazing heat melts shoes!

t's so hot that some amateur soccer players say that the artificial turf they're playing on is melting the bottoms of their shoes and breaking down the...

in Industry News - on 22/8/16


Collie praises Vic

Paul Collingwood on role Durham's groundsman has played in Keaton Jennings' rapid rise

in Industry News - on 22/8/16

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Rio Challenge winner

Team Great Britain delivered our best performance at an Olympic Games for more than a century, to finish second in the overall medal table.

in Pitchcare News - on 22/8/16

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Goodwood conference

Agronomic Services Ltd is excited to announce their joint event with Goodwood on Tuesday 11th October, to be held in the stunning setting of Goodwood Racecourse...

in Industry News - on 22/8/16

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Tales of the riverbank

Non-native, invasive and capable of devastating the local fauna, the American mink has been blamed for decimating the UK water vole population. Regarded...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 22/8/16

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Vauxhall Rhino wins

Playfiveaside Vauxhall Rhino Turf has picked up MyLocalPitch’s ‘Outstanding London Sports Venue Award’ for July.

in Industry News - on 21/8/16

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Heythrop Park gears up

One of English golf’s most spectacular destinations is preparing to host its first European Challenge Tour Event

in Industry News - on 21/8/16

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Godfreys changes ...

Godfreys (Sevenoaks) Ltd has decided to sell its professional turf business to fellow dealers Burden Bros Agri Ltd and Farol Ltd by the end of October...

in Industry News - on 21/8/16

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Trust trusts Charterhouse

The Bridge Trust Society owns a rather unusual 7½ acre triangular sports ground bound by live railway lines on each of the three sides!

in Industry News - on 20/8/16


Cavendish flourishing

The greenkeeping team at Buxton’s Cavendish Golf Club has reported thriving greens and an increase in machine reliability following the arrival of a...

in Industry News - on 20/8/16


ASQ Level 5 Diploma

Representing a fundamental shift to the approach to professional education in golf club management, the Golf Club Management Partnership – GCMA, PGA...

in Industry News - on 20/8/16

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Neonics low risk to bees?

While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washington State University researchers shows that the substances pose little risk to...

in Conservation & Ecology - on 19/8/16