April 2017 (page 1)

Why so much aeration?

It may come as a surprise, but golf course superintendents also dislike aeration. After all, the last person who wants to disrupt the smoothness of the...

in Golf - on 30/4/17

The 2017 updating tour!

Over the last two months, the Amenity Forum has been on tour across the UK holding some 13 free events aiming to update those involved in the amenity sector...

in Industry News - on 30/4/17

Fact-finding mission

Morton groundsman Mark Farrell swapped Greenock for the Galacticos on a VIP trip to the home of Spanish giants Real Madrid – and met superstar Gareth...

in Football - on 29/4/17

2017 Renovation Day

The National Pitch Maintenance Workgroup, led by Kieran McGann of the GAA, were out "raising standards" on Sunday by putting on a pitch renovation open...

in Industry News - on 29/4/17

Easy parks with Toro

With research reporting widespread budget cuts, Reesink Turfcare looks at how to make that all-important budget go further without a drop in park...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 28/4/17

New president at AEA

Mark Ormond, Managing Director of SAME Deutz-Fahr UK, takes over the annual presidency of the Agricultural Engineers Association. During his speech at...

in Industry News - on 28/4/17

Charterhouse dealer days

Some say a week is a long time, but not Charterhouse Turf Machinery’s Nick Darking. Their Dealer Training Week “flew by” he said, “with 68 dealer...

in Industry News - on 28/4/17

Edgbaston Priory renovate

The Edgbaston Priory Club grounds management duo of Grounds Manager Dave Lawrence, and Assistant Grounds Manager John Lawrence, detail the autumn renovation...

in Tennis - on 28/4/17

Commonwealth Games cry

The UK government has ramped up its interest in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, urging potential host cities to come forward with economy-boosting...

in Industry News - on 27/4/17

EFL Award Winners

The EFL has announced the winners of the Grounds Team of the Season award for 2016/17 in each of the three divisions

in Industry News - on 27/4/17

Battery powered mowers

There is nothing more quintessentially British than the sound of a mower on a sunny spring or summer day, and the smell of freshly cut grass that goes...

in Machinery & Mechanics - on 27/4/17

Apprenticeship scheme

Oldham Council and Oldham College are launching a ground breaking apprenticeship scheme which has its roots firmly in the borough.

in Industry News - on 26/4/17

SIS statement on fire

Global pitch manufacturer SIS Pitches has confirmed that a warehouse containing yarn for synthetic turf was destroyed in a fire on Tuesday 25th April in...

in Industry News - on 26/4/17

Kubota in the Rye

Kubota’s high performance M7060 Utility tractor has joined forces with its L5040 counterpart to deliver a first class finish at the world-famous Rye...

in Golf - on 26/4/17

Who might lose their job?

Really? Does it have to be this way? Pitchcare Technical Manager James Grundy says that a change of mindset is required to achieve success against leatherjackets...

in Pests & Diseases - on 26/4/17

Blaze at SIS factory

Eight fire engines and an aerial ladder platform have been called to the fire at SIS Pitches at Glasson Industrial Estate

in Industry News - on 25/4/17

Grassroots sports search

MyLocalPitch, the leading search and instant booking portal for grassroots sports, has launched its pioneering online and app service for Greater...

in Industry News - on 25/4/17

Turfing world record

A pitch specially developed in Qatar has been laid in record time at Khalifa International Stadium, as the first proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA...

in Football - on 25/4/17